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 formal introduction to Olympian John Moffet (swimming, ’80, ’84), the new head of the Southern California Olympians & Paralympians Association (SCOPA). Finally, keynote presenters Chad Fenwick from LAUSD and Olympian Tai Babilonia (pair skating, ’76, ’80) spoke on the process of implementing the RSG! program into a new school.
Ready, Set, Gold! congratulates Los Angeles on officially being named host city for the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games following yesterday's vote during the IOC session in Lima, Peru. The work begins now, and Ready, Set, Gold! is poised to be an integral player in the Southern California Olympic movement. 11 years will go by quickly. … [Read More...] about The Olympics Are Coming!
RSG! Paralympian Katy Sullivan just completed a starring role as one of the lead actors in the play “Cost of Living,” at the Manhattan Theater Club in New York. She portrays the loudmouthed Ani, who loses her legs in a car accident. In July, Katy was featured in a New York Times article on the various challenges that disabled actors encounter on and off the stage. The story tells how Ms. Sullivan, who spends most of the play in a wheelchair, undergoes a rigorous daily stretching routine … [Read More...] about RSG!’s Sullivan Featured in Times Article
The documentary RED WHITE BLACK & BLUE ODYSSEY hits theaters August 15. The film chronicles the ICEF Rugby Program in South Los Angeles, as head coach and founder Stuart Krohn brings the sport of rugby to Inner City high school boys and girls, taking them around the world to compete against international teams. Check out the trailer by clicking here. … [Read More...] about ICEF Rugby Program Featured in New Doc