Tag: Bruce Jenner

Bruce Jenner’s 1984 Olympic Torch going to auction

NEW YORK (AP) — The 1984 Summer Olympic Torch that Bruce Jenner carried through Lake Tahoe, Nevada, is going on the auction block where it could fetch $20,000 or more. It’s the first major piece of Jenner memorabilia to go to auction since the winner of the 1976 Olympic Decathlon Gold Medal became Caitlyn Jenner. The 24-inch torch, featuring a brass finish and leather handle, is being offered by Heritage Auctions at its Platinum Night Sports Auction in Chicago on July 30. The seller is Bob Lorsch, a Los Angeles philanthropist and entrepreneur who orchestrated the Tahoe leg of...

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Residents In Dilemma Over Bruce Jenner Street Name

Texans living on Bruce Jenner lane in Austin are wondering if they should change the street’s name to Caitlyn. The local conundrum began after the Olympic gold medalist made headlines around the world for transitioning into a woman this week. Now homeowners are questioning if their address will have to change. Many residents of the Olympian Heights neighborhood say they support Jenner’s decision to go by Caitlyn, but in order to avoid confusion, would rather keep their street name intact. The city of Austin says the city council and local residents will have to vote on the name change...

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