World Champion And Olympian Shawn Barber Comes Out As ‘Gay And Proud’

Out Sports

Olympic pole vaulter and world champion Shawn Barber came out publicly as gay earlier today. He took to Facebook in the early-morning hours Monday and posted this message:

“Gay and proud! Thank you to my parents for being such a great support. I continue to grow as a person and have a great support group. My parents are my greatest support and have helped me through a lot recently. To my friends, you are always my friends and i love you too!”

The Canadian Olympic Committee confirmed to Outsports that Barber did in fact write the post.

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