Six From Suddenlink Areas Earn Olympic Medals

Throughout the Olympics, we have been following athletes with ties to Suddenlink-served communities. Congratulations to six of them on medal-winning performances:

David Boudia, born in Abilene, Texas, who earned a gold medal in men’s 10-meter platform diving and a bronze in synchronized 10-meter platform diving;

Breeja Larson, Texas A&M (Bryan, Texas) swimmer, for earning gold as part of the 4×100-meter medley relay team;

Paige McPherson, also born in Abilene, who takes home a bronze medal for women’s welterweight taekwondo;

Aries Merritt, who lives in Bryan, Texas, for taking gold in the men’s 110-meter hurdles;

Coleman Scott, who lives in Stillwater, Okla., for taking the men’s freestyle 60kg wrestling bronze medal.

Deron Williams, born in Parkersburg, W. Va., who helped the men’s basketball team earn gold medal-status.

Congratulations to the other Olympians we followed for proudly representing the U.S. in London: Cammile Adams, Jake Cornelius, Kendrick Farris, Marquise Goodwin, Amy Hastings, Chelsea Hayes, Meb Keflezighi, Micah Lawrence, Wallace Spearmon and Jason Young.