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Olympians applying skills to new arena

Originally Published: January 5, 2011
By Brett Okamoto | ESPN.com

It has been more than six years since Rhadi Ferguson represented the United States in judo at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, and chances are the Coconut Creek, Fla., native -- now 35 -- will never compete at the Olympics again.

Still, that doesn't make him a former Olympian. That term doesn't even exist, in Ferguson's opinion. As far as he's concerned, you're either an Olympian or you're not.

"There's no such thing as a former Olympian," Ferguson ...

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