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The First Lady and the Paralympic Games

I recently had the honor of hearing First Lady Michelle Obama pay tribute to over 200 service men and women at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs at the opening of a six-day sports competition for wounded active duty soldiers and veterans. These wounded soldiers are using sports not only as a vehicle for rehabilitation, […] Read Article “The First Lady and the Paralympic Games”

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Breakfast of Champions

Often I get asked, why in the world do elite athletes need jobs?  Aren’t they all on cereal boxes, have big-money sponsors, and financially set for life? For the majority of US Olympic and Paralympic athletes, nothing could be further from the truth.  Of course there are the few superstars everyone knows like Bruce Jenner, […] Read Article “Breakfast of Champions”

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Less than 100 Days until the London 2012 Games

Things are exciting here in Colorado Springs, the hub of Olympic activity in the United States! It is only 100 days until the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Games in London, England and just hearing the first couple notes of that Olympic theme makes my heart beat just a little faster and goose bumps […] Read Article “Less than 100 Days until the London 2012 Games”