June 8, 1986
Kansas City, KS
Ron Hawthorne is a USA Judo Paralympian athlete. He has received three gold medals in the US and German Judo Visually Impaired Nationals in the 60kg division. He performed in the 2012 Paralympian Games in London and more recently, the IBSA Judo World Championships 2014. Prior to his appearance in the 2012 Olympian Games Ron trained in college, winning several competitions; then later went to compete in Colorado Springs at the US Olympic Training Center in 2010.