Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Larry Gelwix on Latter-day Profiles

Latter-Day Profiles #904
Larry Gelwix

Many will recognize Larry Gelwix from the movie Forever Strong. Larry attended Brigham Young University where he received his BA and MA in Organizational Communication. Larry was introduced to rugby at BYU and played on the club team for three years.

Larry went on to become an exceptional rugby coach for Highland Rugby in Utah, and led the team to 392 wins with only 9 losses, and 19 national championships. The nationally-released movie, Forever Strong, was based on of this story.

Larry is also well-known in the Intermountain West as the “Getaway Guru” of Travel Show, a two-hour weekend syndicated radio broadcast for the KNRS Radio in Salt Lake City as well as various stations throughout the Intermountain West region. Larry is also a published author and nationally recognized travel expert. Currently Larry is the CEO of Columbus Travel.

Larry served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Midwestern United States. He and his wife Cathy are the parents for five children and currently reside in Salt Lake City.

You can read and watch stories on the impact that Larry and the Highland Rugby team has had on former players at

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