The Out Year in Sports So Far Is Truly Inspiring
BY Lucas Grindley
October 04 2012 3:57 PM ET
Ji Wallace of Australia celebrates in Sydney in 2000 after winning silver in the Men's Trampoline.
A former Olympian in the trampoline competition from Australia said he was inspired by diver Greg Louganis and newsman Anderson Cooper when he came out in August as both HIV-positive and gay. "Being seen does have value. A voice does have value," he wrote. "I have the support of my boyfriend, my great friends and my loving parents. Many do not and this is, in part, for them."
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