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.
This is the fifth in a series of Q&A’s with RSG! Olympians and Paralympians on the topic of health and fitness. Craig competed in diving at the 1972 Munich Olympics. This is Craig's 10th year participating in RSG! He currently mentors students at Byrd Middle School. Q. What is your best exercise advice? A. Anything beats a blank! Q. Who inspires you today? A. I’m inspired less a particular “who,” than by what: I am inspired by anybody I experience who seems to be living their … [Read More...] about 5 QUESTIONS WITH RSG! OLYMPIAN CRAIG LINCOLN
FitnessGram is just around the corner, so our Ready, Set, Gold! team of Olympians and Paralympians were out in full force this week prepping students for their annual physical fitness test. Curl-ups and push-ups make up two of the five elements in FitnessGram, so swimmer Rada Owen spent her time at Westport Heights Elementary demonstrating form and technique. By the end of PE class the 5th grade students had it down pat. Prince Mumba (what a great name!), an 800m specialist who competed in … [Read More...] about Olympians Help Students Prep for FitnessGram
Thousands of people cheered and waved along the route of Monday’s 33rd annual Kingdom Day Parade in South Los Angeles, billed by organizers as the nation’s biggest celebration of the life and legacy of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. There were more than 150 units in the parade — floats, bands, equestrian units and dance and martial arts groups — involving more than 3,000 people, 1984 Olympic gold medalist Henry Tillman, an active participant in the Ready, Set, … [Read More...] about RSG’s Tillman Joins MLK Day Celebration