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Team USA Triathlete Tamara Gorman signs with Monument Health

PHOTO ONE: As Mark Longacre, President of Monument Health Orthopedic & Specialty Hospital, looks on, Tamara Gorman signs the sponsorship agreement with Monument Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine.

PHOTO TWO: Pictured with Tamara Gorman are, from left, Monument Health officials Mike Latour, Jim Rix and Mark Longacre.

RAPID CITY, S.D. (Oct. 15, 2019) – Monument Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine has signed its first sponsorship agreement with a professional athlete. Tamara Gorman, a Rapid City, S.D., native and triathlete on Team USA.

Gorman graduated from Stevens High School in 2014, and from the University of Minnesota in 2017. She has competed on the world stage since 2012. She is a three-time International Triathlon Union Continental Cup medalist, and in 2017 she won the ITU U23 World Championship.

“We are very excited for the opportunity to sponsor Tamara. She’s a dedicated athlete who embodies the core values of Monument Health Sports Performance Institute, and we look forward to the partnership,” said Mike Latour, Director of Musculoskeletal Care. “It is a unique privilege for us to be on Tamara’s team and help out on her journey to the triathlon world championships and possibly the 2020 Summer Olympics.”

Monument Health is proud to train athletes of all abilities and levels. Our teams of experts is excited for the opportunity to work with and support Tamara in her USA Olympic team journey.

“I am so thankful to partner with the health system, especially in my home town, and to be able to represent the Sports Performance Institute around the world as I go off on my adventures,” Gorman said. “I’m excited for this partnership, because it will help me be the best athlete I can be and allow me to continue doing what I love.”

For questions, please call 605-755-6143.

About Monument Health
Headquartered in Rapid City, S.D., Monument Health is a community-based health care system with a mission to make a difference, every day. Monument Health offers care in 33 medical specialties and serves 20 communities across western South Dakota and in eastern Wyoming. With over 4,500 physicians and caregivers, Monument Health is comprised of 5 hospitals, 8 specialty and surgical centers and more than 40 medical clinics and health care service centers.


Stephany Chalberg
Manager of Public Relations
Strategic Marketing and Communications
Monument Health

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