Charter students get pep talk from Ninja star
February 13, 2019
American Ninja Warrior star Travis Rosen challenged local charter school students to hang tough when life is difficult and to work hard to better themselves during an appearance at Sweet Home Charter School Wednesday, Feb. 6.
Rosen, who grew up in Eugene and became an All-American gymnast at the University of Iowa, is a nine-year veteran of the show and eight-time finalist.
He appeared due to the efforts of Sweet Home Charter School fifth-grade teacher Jeff Tomkins, who said he was looking for a speaker for the school's Readathon program and after striking out on some more local prospects...