Paralympian sprinter Katy Sullivan is beginning her 7th year in the Ready, Set, Gold! program. During her introductory visit last Friday at Kingsley Elementary School in North Hollywood, Katy captivated a classroom of some 40 5th graders with an inspiring discussion about overcoming obstacles, setting and achieving goals, and why it is important to always try your hardest. Katy covered a lot … [Read more...] about RSG!’s Katy Sullivan Inspires Kingsley Students
Eating fruits and vegetables has many health benefits. People who eat a healthy, balanced diet with plenty of fruits and vegetables can help lower their risk many health problems — including heart disease, type 2 diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure, and some types of cancer. Fruits & Veggies — More Matters Month in September is a great time to spread the word about the importance of … [Read more...] about RSG! Celebrates Fruits & Veggies Month
LOS ANGELES (September 12, 2018) — Schools are back in full swing and in recent weeks thousands of youngsters returned to classrooms throughout the Los Angeles area. The start of the school year also marked the return of the highly acclaimed Ready, Set, Gold! program, which arranges for Olympic and Paralympic star athletes to visit more than 50 LAUSD public schools to educate students about the … [Read more...] about The Foundation for Global Sports Development Renews Its Sponsorship of Ready, Set, Gold!
This Friday, September 14 is the last opportunity to apply for the Athletes in Excellence Award given by The Foundation for Global Sports Development. As part of the award, recipients will receive a $10,000 grant. For more details, click on the link. http://globalsportsdevelopment.org/athletes-excellence/ … [Read more...] about Friday Deadline for Athletes in Excellence Award Nominations
One in 5 children in the United States are obese. Childhood obesity puts kids at risk for health problems that were once seen only in adults, like type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease. Due to the alarming concern over the rise in childhood obesity rates here in Los Angeles, Ready, Set, Gold! was formed in 2006. The mission of Ready, Set, Gold! is to promote student … [Read more...] about ‘National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month’
Q: Who is the only boxer ever to defeat Mike Tyson twice? A: Henry Tillman, who took down Iron Mike on two occasions as amateurs, the second time preventing Tyson from competing in the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles. Tillman went on to win the Olympic heavyweight gold medal in his hometown, while Tyson later went on to professional glory as one of the fiercest world champions of … [Read more...] about RSG!’s Henry Tillman on Beating Mike Tyson