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Forum staff reports, Published September 21 2013

Olympian to visit school, speak at tech show

FARGO – Olympic gold medal gymnast Bart Conner will visit Freedom Elementary School in West Fargo at 8:45 a.m. Wednesday, and he will also be the keynote speaker Thursday at the annual HipoCON Technology Show and Conference at the Hilton Garden Inn, Fargo.

Connor will speak at the school about the Olympic values of achievement of excellence, honesty, integrity and respect for the diversity of others. He will be accompanied by staff from TNT Kids’ Fitness, Dakota Medical Foundation and the United Way of Cass and Clay Counties, which support the “Play, Move, Learn” program.

On Thursday he will address an audience of about 175 information technology professionals from the region on business communications.

Conner is active in many business ventures and charities and travels the world delivering inspirational speeches and promoting gymnastics, fitness and healthy lifestyles.