Track Cycling World Cup

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 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!


Stay Active with Friends!

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Make friends who inspire you to workout like our Friends here at Foshay Learning Center! Thank you Olympian Prince Mumba for teaching our students at Foshay the value of staying active and being a team player!

Eat Healthy!

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Eating healthy is just as important as staying active! Take a look at this video by Bariatric Physician Dr. Amy Lee on how to improve what you eat.


Curling & Karaoke!

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Who says exercising is boring?! Here’s our RSG! Director Bernadine Bednarz at a curling and karaoke event with some of our RSG! Olympians and Paralympians! Happy Monday and remember to keep staying active!

Olympian Katy Sullivan finishes strong at Kingsley Elementary

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Paralympian Katy Sullivan finished her last visit at Kingsley last week!
The students went out to run with her and never stopped running because of her encouragement!

Here is a photo of Katy, her husband Jay Kramer, her dog Primose, our RSG! program director, and a couple of smiling students at Kingsley after their run!


City Council Approves LA 2024 Bid

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The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously (13-0) on Wednesday in support of bringing the Olympic and Paralympic Games back to L.A. in 2024.

A parade of over 60 athletes spanning a half-century of Olympics turned out at downtown’s City Hall for the official proceedings. The L.A. bid faces stiff competition going against finalists Paris and Budapest, with the IOC ultimately voting on the winning city on September 13.

Ready, Set, Gold! was proud to play an important role in yesterday’s event, as more than a dozen of our Olympians and Paralympians participated in the festivities.

Olympian John Naber Visits Franklin High

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Five-time Olympic swimming gold medalist John Naber spent part of his Wednesday morning (Jan. 18) visiting with students at Franklin High School as part of his involvement in the Ready, Set, Gold! program.  John is shown instructing 9th grade PE students on proper push-up technique, which will certainly come in handy when FitnessGram testing begins next month. Franklin is one of 60 schools in the RSG! program, whose purpose is to encourage young people to exercise more and take better care of themselves.




RSG! Mourns Passing of Olympian Sammy Lee

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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.