Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month, we honor the multifaceted journey of Richard "Crazy Legs" Colón, a man whose dreams originally soared toward the baseball diamond before he gracefully pirouetted into the world of breaking. In a triumphant acknowledgment this year, Colón's extraordinary contributions to humanity take center stage. Hailing from the vibrant borough of the Bronx and of Puerto Rican descent, Colón's name echoes across borders, earning him global acclaim and admiration, not only for his groundbreaking role in Hip Hop culture but also for his expansive humanitarian efforts. Colón's footprint in the world of philanthropy is awe-inspiring, notably his unwavering commitment to Puerto Rico's recovery in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.
It is this very dedication that renders Richard "Crazy Legs" Colón an eminently deserving recipient of the prestigious Roberto Clemente Foundation award.