Chris Duplanty is a three-time Olympic water polo player. For the past five years, Chris has been a part of the Ready, Set, Gold! program, visiting 5th grade PE students at Harbor City Elementary School to educate them about the importance of exercise and to motivate them to adopt healthy fitness habits into their daily lives. Chris visits the school five times each academic year, and often … [Read more...] about Olympian Wants YOUR Autograph!
On October 2, students at Allesandro Elementary School participated in the "Opening Ceremony" for their Track and Field Week. RSG! Olympian, Ron Skarin, who is beginning his second year of partnership with Allesandro, was asked to begin the Olympic Torch Relay. Skarin motivated the children by running a lap around their track with a handmade Olympic Torch, and then passed it off to the youngest … [Read more...] about Allesandro El’s Opening Ceremony with Ron Skarin
Congratulations to Dr. Steven Ungerleider and David Ulich from The Foundation for Global Sports Development for their outstanding work on the new documentary film Munich ’72 and Beyond. Both Ungerleider and Ulich attended the 38th Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards in New York earlier this month, where they were nominated in the “Outstanding Research” category. Munich ’72 and Beyond … [Read more...] about
A major FIVB beach volleyball tournament is being staged this week in Qinzhou, China, and among the players representing the USA is RSG! Olympian Nicole Branagh. The competition is the first event to employ a new test rule that the block does not count as a touch. That will allow for three contacts after the block. The FIVB said it hopes to lengthen rallies and that will help grow the … [Read more...] about RSG!’s Branagh Competing in China
Ready, Set, Gold! Olympian David Kimes received his sport’s highest honor last month when he was inducted into the USA Shooting Hall of Fame in Colorado Springs, Colo. The marksman was a six-time World Team member from 1966 thru 1986, and also competed in the Pan Am Games. He is the only U.S. shooter to win an individual World Championship (1974) in which he set a world record, and he then … [Read more...] about RSG! Olympian David Kimes Enters Shooting Hall of Fame
Ready, Set, Gold! congratulates Los Angeles on officially being named host city for the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games following yesterday's vote during the IOC session in Lima, Peru. The work begins now, and Ready, Set, Gold! is poised to be an integral player in the Southern California Olympic movement. 11 years will go by quickly. … [Read more...] about The Olympics Are Coming!