Ready, Set, Gold! expresses its sympathy on the passing of Olympian Sammy Lee, who died this weekend at the age of 96. Sammy and was an integral part of RSG! during its inaugural year in 2006. … [Read more...] about RSG! Mourns Passing of Olympian Sammy Lee
Before getting the kids up and moving, Olympian Mark Crear had a little quiz prepared for the 5th grade teachers at Vanalden Elementary School during his site visit on 11/29/2016! … [Read more...] about Mark Crear was a hoot at Vanalden Elementary School!
Olympic high jumper Dwight Stones visited South Gate High this week to congratulate students who achieved high marks on their FitnessGram test. Dwight is one of 50 Olympians participating in the Ready, Set, Gold! program. He has been going to SGH regularly for the past six years, motivating students to stay physically active . … [Read more...] about Olympian Dwight Stones Visits South Gate High
We brought together participating school personnel and our wonderful Olympians and Paralympians this week. During two separate sessions, we shared best practices and previewed an exciting year ahead through our first-ever RSG! Universities. Tuesday's RSG! University was held in the beautiful meeting space of the LA84 Foundation, which has been a site for many previous orientations. The Thursday … [Read more...] about Our program year is off and running: RSG! University was a success!
Rosalyn Bryant Clark, a silver medalist from the Montreal Olympics in 1976, has been a part of Ready, Set, Gold! from the program's very beginning. For much of our history, she's been part of a productive partnership with Trinity Avenue Elementary School south of Downtown Los Angeles. At Trinity, Rosalyn and partner Herbert Guevara work with elementary school students on everyday fitness … [Read more...] about Breanna Clark, daughter of Rosalyn Bryant Clark, wins women’s 400m T20 gold
Paralympian Katy Sullivan, who's traveled across Los Angeles in our program, is on her next big adventure: Brazil's Paralympics in September 2016! Katy, who was last an Olympic competitor in 2012, is at the heart of NBC's Track & Field coverage during Rio de Janeiro competition throughout these next few days! She was officially announced as an NBC analyst earlier in the … [Read more...] about As an analyst, Katy Sullivan joins the NBC Paralympics team