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Training for the Canoe Sprint with Michele Eray, Part 2

Kayak coach Michele Eray is a rock star in her own right as a surfski World Champion and a kayak Olympian representing South Africa in 2008. Michele is the founder of MultiCoach, an online elite level training platform for paddle sports and coach to Maggie Hogan, U.S. Olympian and participant in the Athlete Career and Education […] Read Article “Training for the Canoe Sprint with Michele Eray, Part 2”

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Learn about the Canoe Sprint with Maggie Hogan, Part 1

Is competing at the Olympic Games in your late thirties even possible? Don’t ask kayak athlete Maggie Hogan that question! Like fine wine, Maggie only gets better with age and has recently qualified the only K1  canoe sprint slot for U.S. women to compete in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Maggie Hogan has been a […] Read Article “Learn about the Canoe Sprint with Maggie Hogan, Part 1”

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A Message from the Adecco Ambassadors in Rio

  Dear Team Adecco, Angel Bovee and I are on the scene in Rio this week, and we are fired up to cheer Team USA on to the gold! The beaches and streets of Rio are buzzing with that heady international mix of enthusiasm and intensity so unique to the Olympic Games. So far, the athletes […] Read Article “A Message from the Adecco Ambassadors in Rio”

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In Perfect Sync: Exploring Synchronized Swimming

Mariya Korovela and Anita Alvarez will be the only two females to represent the U.S. in Synchronized Swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Mariya represented Team USA at the London Olympic Games and hopes to better her performance with her new duet partner Anita Alverez in Rio. Recently we had the opportunity to chat […] Read Article “In Perfect Sync: Exploring Synchronized Swimming”

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Sailing through stereotypes

While women like Helena Scutt are making inroads in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics careers (STEM), they still have a long way to go to share equal representation with their male counterparts in these industries. U.S. Olympian and Athlete Career and Education (ACE) Program participant Helena Scutt believes women and girls should never give up […] Read Article “Sailing through stereotypes”

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Setting sail for Rio de Janeiro!

Briana Provancha along with her partner Annie Haeger will sail for Team USA in the Women’s 470 event at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.  The 470 has been an International Sailing Federation International Class since 1976. Briana captured her first title at the ISAF Youth World Champion in 2007.  Standing on the podium that night in […] Read Article “Setting sail for Rio de Janeiro!”

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8 Lessons Team USA Can Teach Your Team

Soon, Americans will tune into 28 sports in the Rio Summer Olympics and 23 in the Paralympic Games as Team USA takes the world by storm.   No matter the competition, individual or team, each athlete has a team of supporters. Teamwork is essential to an athlete’s quest for gold. With the Olympic Games,  just […] Read Article “8 Lessons Team USA Can Teach Your Team”

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Independence Man: Citizen, Soldier, U.S. Olympian

In February 1980, an America dispirited by the Cold War and the Iran Hostage Crisis erupted into a cathartic burst of raw patriotism. A scrappy band of American college kids had defeated the reigning Soviet hockey juggernaut in the immortal “Miracle on Ice.” Amid the spontaneous national celebration, a young Doug Sharp was watching, entranced. […] Read Article “Independence Man: Citizen, Soldier, U.S. Olympian”

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The Power of Sports in Life and Work

Sports will Keep us Together With the Rio 2016 Olympic Games before us, I’ve been daydreaming about being an elite athlete competing on the world’s largest stage. Unfortunately, I am not a world-class athlete. Still, the power of sports touches me. I love sports because they keep me connected to family and friends. Captain & […] Read Article “The Power of Sports in Life and Work”