All Star Day - Jim Thorpe
Today we’re grabbing our cleats, pads, and every other tool we need to play our hardest! There’s no better time to get outside and play than now and for All Star Day, we’re going to do just that! Today’s theme is inspired by Oklahoma Hall of Fame Member Jim Thorpe. His hometown is Prague, Oklahoma. Thorpe was one of the most all around talented athletes in the world! His birth name was Wa-Tho-Huk meaning bright path. He attended both Haskell and Carlisle Indian schools and quickly became a well-known athlete. He competed in the 1912 Olympics and won the pentathlon and decathlon (and set a new world record!). Thorpe spent his life in athletics and working to better the opportunities for all in professional athletics. You can learn more by reading Jim Thorpe’s Oklahoma Hall of Fame biography.
Keep learning more of Oklahoma’s Story! We hope that you have a fun time at home as an allstar! As always, there’s more to this Oklahoma story, come back tomorrow and we’ll have more for you to explore! Please post pictures of your Allstar Day and share them with us: #ohofathome
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