May is National Physical Fitness & Sports Month -- a great time to renew your commitment to a healthy, active lifestyle. According to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, youth need 60 minutes or more of physical activity each day. In addition to physical health benefits, regular activity provides cognitive health benefits as well. Research shows that when children are … [Read more...] about National Physical Fitness & Sports Month
Ready, Set, Gold! recently conducted its end-of-(school) year evaluation at the LA ’84 Foundation and a turnout of more than 30 people – which included Olympians, Paralympians and teachers – participated in our best program ever! First, RSG! Chairman John Naber (swimming ’76) offered up his always-insightful thoughts on L.A.’s bid prospects for the 2024 Games. Attendees then got a … [Read more...] about RSG! Wraps Up Another Outstanding Year
The Foundation for Global Sports Development has become a major sponsor of the non-profit Ready, Set, Gold! program and will increase its support for the program with a $75,000 grant for the 2017-18 academic year. Ready, Set, Gold! arranges for Olympic and Paralympic athletes to visit schools within the Los Angeles Unified School District to educate students about the importance of … [Read more...] about The Foundation for Global Sports Development Pledges $75K to Ready, Set, Gold!
Later this week, Channel 4 will be reporting on the remarkable mother-daughter team of Rosalyn Clark and her 22-year-old daughter Breanna. Rosalyn, who just completed her 9th year in the Ready, Set, Gold! program, was a silver medalist in the 4x400m relay at the 1976 Montreal Olympics. Some 40 years later, Breanna won gold at the Paralympic Games in Rio last summer, also running the … [Read more...] about KNBC 4 to Profile the Clarks
The USA’s Breanna Clark blew kisses to the crowd again and again after winning the 400m T20 at Rio 2016. She even blew a kiss to the medal presenter. Her mother and coach, Rosalyn Clark, was incredibly proud at that moment, but also laughs about it now. “She was so hyped up,” said Rosalyn Clark, an Olympian who won a silver medal in the 4x400m as Rosalyn Bryant at the 1976 Games in Montreal. “I … [Read more...] about Clark Still Savors Gold As Olympian Mother Recalls Moment
Olympian Giddeon Massie took a few of the students at LA Leadership Middle School on a field trip to see the Track Cycling World Cup held at University of California, Irvine this year! Thanks for inspiring our future leaders to stay active and healthy Giddeon! … [Read more...] about Track Cycling World Cup