Two-time Olympian Katherine Starr, who competed for Great Britain in swimming at the 1984 and 1988 Games, was a noted guest speaker at the World Aquatic Health Conference, held earlier this month in Scottsdale, AZ. Starr addressed the subject of bullying and harassment at swimming facilities. As an up-and-comer, Starr was an abuse victim. She now speaks passionately on the subject and hopes to … [Read more...] about World Aquatic Health Conference With Two-Time Olympian Katherine Starr
RSG! Olympian Mark Crear was a recent recipient of the Paris Finner-Williams Award for Excellence in the Advancement of Cultural Sensitivity and Competency, presented by the American Association of Christian Counselors. Crear, an ordained minister, was presented with the award at the “Be Strong World Conference,” the world’s premier Christian counseling event, held at the Opryland Hotel in … [Read more...] about The Paris Finner-Williams Award for Excellence in the Advancement of Cultural Sensitivity and Competency – Dr. Mark Crear
Congratulations to Ready, Set, Gold! Olympian, Jeff Williams, Track & Field 1996, who has been named honorary Sports Commissioner of Softball for the Special Olympics World Games, which begin with Saturday’s opening ceremonies at the Los Angeles Coliseum. The World Games will bring 7,000 athletes and 3,000 coaches representing over 170 nations, making it the largest sports and humanitarian … [Read more...] about Special Olympics Sports Commissioner for Softball
By: SamsungTomorrow Date: July 20, 2015 Olympians and Paralympians who train tirelessly to become the best to represent the United States on the international stage took time to celebrate the achievements of Los Angeles students in the first annual Ready, Set, Gold! Field Day. Ready, Set, Gold! (RSG!) leverages the star power of the Olympians and Paralympians to help Los Angeles students fight … [Read more...] about Olympic and Paralympic Athletes Help Children Fight Obesity
(CNN) Published: 6/17/15; 2:59 pm As adults, many of us know how hard it is to lose weight. For children to lose weight, it's all about teaching them to make educated choices. Now, technology may be able to help fight childhood obesity by helping kids keep track of what they eat with a new app. Weight loss apps may offer help for children battling their weight. The Sanchez family says that was … [Read more...] about Can weight loss apps help your child lose weight?
Jennifer Sanchez, Features Editor May 14, 2015 Filed under Sports The Long Beach Flying Wheels wheelchair basketball team came to Venice High on April 15. They spoke to gym classes about their organization and gave students a chance to try wheelchair basketball. The Long Beach Flying Wheels is a non-profit organization that gives paralyzed veterans a chance to play competitive basketball. One … [Read more...] about Wheelchair Basketball comes to Venice HS!