Cathy Oerter

Oerter, Cathy  PhotoCathy Oerter won numerous national titles in track and field, made several USA international teams and started the women’s track program at her Alma matter, Iowa State University in 1970. After graduating with a B.A. in art education and graphic design, she taught high school art in New York and Seattle. Cathy trained in Natural Movement Dance in London and holds workshops in Australia and England for children and adults.

Cathy serves on the board of Art of the Olympians, an organization that she helped found with her late husband. A vegetarian for 33 years, her greatest joy in life comes from looking for the special gifts in all people.