Two-time Olympic cyclist Giddeon Massie made his first visit of the year to LA Leadership Academy last Friday. Giddeon taught the 7th graders in Mr. Villanueva’s PE class how to do scapular push-ups as well as other push-up drills. After the workout, he spoke to the group of 80 students about the importance of staying healthy and how exercise can be a fun activity and doesn’t have to be … [Read more...] about RSG!’s Giddeon Massie at LA Leadership
Ready, Set, Gold! kicked off its 11th year last week by hosting its annual Orientation program, and dozens of Olympians, Paralympians, teachers and school administrators came out to learn about the exciting things planned for the 2018-19 academic calendar. The meetings were held at the renowned LA84 Foundation Library and at the LAUSD Northwest District office in Lake Balboa. Some of the … [Read more...] about Ready, Set, Gold! 2018 Orientation
Paralympian sprinter Katy Sullivan is beginning her 7th year in the Ready, Set, Gold! program. During her introductory visit last Friday at Kingsley Elementary School in North Hollywood, Katy captivated a classroom of some 40 5th graders with an inspiring discussion about overcoming obstacles, setting and achieving goals, and why it is important to always try your hardest. Katy covered a lot … [Read more...] about RSG!’s Katy Sullivan Inspires Kingsley Students
Eating fruits and vegetables has many health benefits. People who eat a healthy, balanced diet with plenty of fruits and vegetables can help lower their risk many health problems — including heart disease, type 2 diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure, and some types of cancer. Fruits & Veggies — More Matters Month in September is a great time to spread the word about the importance of … [Read more...] about RSG! Celebrates Fruits & Veggies Month
LOS ANGELES (September 12, 2018) — Schools are back in full swing and in recent weeks thousands of youngsters returned to classrooms throughout the Los Angeles area. The start of the school year also marked the return of the highly acclaimed Ready, Set, Gold! program, which arranges for Olympic and Paralympic star athletes to visit more than 50 LAUSD public schools to educate students about the … [Read more...] about The Foundation for Global Sports Development Renews Its Sponsorship of Ready, Set, Gold!
This Friday, September 14 is the last opportunity to apply for the Athletes in Excellence Award given by The Foundation for Global Sports Development. As part of the award, recipients will receive a $10,000 grant. For more details, click on the link. http://globalsportsdevelopment.org/athletes-excellence/ … [Read more...] about Friday Deadline for Athletes in Excellence Award Nominations