This past week we attended Laureus Foundation USA’s first-ever “Sport For Good” fashion show held at the Mercedes-Benz Showroom here in NYC.
The star-studded New York Fashion Week event featured some of the nation’s top athletes walking the runway dressed in an array of stylish duds, all in an effort to raise awareness and crucial funds for disadvantaged youth across the US.
Athletes who participated included: Super Bowl MVP, Marcus Allen, skateboarding legend, Tony Hawk, beach volleyball player, Kerri Walsh Jennings, five-time Olympic gold medalist in swimming, Missy Franklin, ten-time NFL All-Pro, Ray Lewis, World Champion in the 400 meter event, Phyllis Francis, Olympic gold medalist, Benita Fitzgerald Mosley, nine-time Olympic gold medalist in track and field, Carl Lewis, two-time Olympic gold medalist in track and field, Edwin Moses, New York City Football Club and Costa Rican soccer player, Ronald Matarrita, New York Red Bulls goalkeeper, Luis Robles, USA Rugby Eagles outside center, Seamus Kelly, five-time Olympic gold medalist in gymnastics, Nadia Comaneci, Olympic Medalist and Activist, Ibtihaj Muhammad, Olympic Medalist in track and field, Kristi Castlin, two-time NBA Champion, David Robinson, Olympic foil fencer, Miles Chamley-Watson, two-time Olympic medalists and national champions in figure skating, Maia and Alex Shibutani, and yogis, The Chin Twins, Crissy and Kimmy Chin.
Spotted front row enjoying the show was Houston Rockets small forward, Carmelo Anthony, and New York Knicks forward, Lance Thomas, among others. The evening concluded with a special musical performance by Doug E. Fresh.
The fashion show was a total success, raising 350k by the end of the night. Check out photos from Laureus Foundation “Sport For Good” Fashion Show below.