September 10, 2019

Mercedes-Benz Manhattan, 770 11th Ave, New York, United States


Laureus USA today announced details for the second annual Laureus Fashion Show Gala on Tuesday, September 10 at Mercedes-Benz Manhattan, featuring star athletes and Olympians walking the runway to support Laureus’ mission to improve the lives of youth and unite communities through the power of sport.

Athletes participating will include Skateboarding Pioneer Tony Hawk, former NFL player and TV star Jesse Palmer, Five-Time Olympic Gold Medalist Nadia Comaneci, Olympian Ibtihaj Muhammad, Super Bowl Champion Malcolm Mitchell, Four-time Olympic Gold Medalist Sanya Richards-Ross, NFL Hall of Famer Marcus Allen, NBA All-Star Dwight Howard, Two-Time Olympic Gold Medalist Edwin Moses, professional lacrosse player Paul Rabil, and many more. Tennis legend and activist Billie Jean King has joined the Gala Host Committee to further raise awareness and funds for Laureus Sport for Good Foundation.

The gala will feature musical guest Doug E Fresh and DJ Dee Wiz.

The evening will also present Laureus’ inaugural “Nelson Mandela Sport for Humanity Award” to Michael Novogratz, Founder/CEO of Galaxy Digital Holdings and Founder of Beat the Streets for his impactful work in using the power of sport to positively change his community, a vision which was proclaimed by Laureus’ founding Patron, Nelson Mandela.

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