While this is an overdue and positive step to provide victims some justice and protect athletes in the future, let's hope it is followed by a reckoning of USOC Board Members and Senior Execs who looked the other way to protect their careers, not only in gymnastics. Some evidence is already in the Congressional record. In the CEOs own words:
"The short answer is that we believe the challenges facing the organization are simply more than it is capable of overcoming in its current form."
While new CEO Hirshland was referring to USA Gymnastics, we have been saying since our letter of March 2018 that the decade old leadership and priorities of the current USOC are the real issue, and need a massive overhaul. #enough
USOC CEO'S OPEN LETTER TO US GYMNASTS: