Olympic Gold Sunday with the Nuts

On Sunday, June 23, two-time Olympic gold medalist Erin Cafaro will be in attendance at John Thurman Field. Cafaro is a member of the women’s rowing team that has won the gold medal in the 2008 and 2012 Olympics. Cafaro graduated from Modesto High School and even spent a summer working for the Modesto A’s. She took up rowing while attending University of California at Berkeley and the rest is history. In addition to her two Gold Medals, Cafaro has been named the US Rowing’s Female Athlete of the Year in 2009 and World Rowing Female Crew of the Year in 2008 and 2009.

Game is at 2:00 pm at John Thurman field. 1:05 game time

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Chris Murphy is the President and CEO of Sierra Pacific Warehouse Group and Publisher and Founder of ModestoView Inc. Chris worked globally in the cycling industry returning to Modesto in 1996. He is also the founder of the Modesto Historic Graffiti Cruise Route, Legends of the Cruise Walk of Fame, Modesto Rockin’ Holiday, the Modesto Music History Organization and co-founder of the Modesto Area Music Association. Chris is married to his artist wife Rebecca since 1985 and has two daughters Madison and Abigail, both graduating from Modesto High and UC Berkeley. He is lead singer and guitarist for his band, Third Party that donates their performances to non-profits.