<span class="first">2012</span> Summer Games

DEREK PARRA

DEREK PARRA

FILE - This Feb. 19, 2002 file photo shows the United States' Derek Parra acknowledging the crowd after setting a world record in the men's 1500m Salt Lake City Winter Olympics speedskating competition at the Utah Olympic Oval in Salt Lake City. Parra, along with fellow Olympians Michael Eruzione who was captain of the 1980 U.S. hockey team and Kim Rhode who won a gold medal for shooting in London, will address the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., to "offer their thanks" to Romney for his role as Olympic organizer. (AP Photo/Dusan Vranic, File)