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Kurt Thomas, Trailblazing Champion Gymnast, Dies at 64

Kurt Thomas, Trailblazing Champion Gymnast, Dies at 64

Kurt Thomas, Trailblazing Champion Gymnast, Dies at 64 Kurt Thomas, Trailblazing Champion Gymnast, Dies at 64 Kurt Thomas, who became the first American to win a world championship event in men’s gymnastics when he captured gold in the floor exercise at Strasbourg, France, in 1978, died on Friday. He was 64. Thomas’s wife, Rebecca, who owned and operated a gymnastics …

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