This is the first in a series of Q&A's with RSG! Olympians and Paralympians on the topic of health and fitness. Ron competed in cycling at the 1972 Munich and 1976 Montreal Games. This is Ron's 10th year participating in RSG! He currently mentors students at Allesandro Elementary. Q. What is your best exercise advice? A. When you find a sport that you enjoy, talk … [Read more...] about 5 QUESTIONS WITH OLYMPIAN RON SKARIN
Once the school year begins, Olympians and Paralympians visit Los Angeles schools to give back to their community and inspire students. One way they do this is by sharing their personal journeys and successes. Setting goals and achieving them is not always easy, but with the help of RSG! athletes, students participating in the Ready, Set, Gold! program have been getting some extra help … [Read more...] about Words from the Wise – RSG! Olympian Donna Mayhew
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 Chris Duplanty 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