Team USA Athlete Interview: James Williams

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Meet Olympian James Williams, a member of the 2012 US Fencing Team also a member of the Team USA Career Program.  This program is a unique partnership between Adecco and the United States Olympic Committee, placing U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Hopefuls in part-time jobs that are flexible around their athletic demands.   James, the youngest member of the 2008 US Olympic Fencing Team, is competing at his second Olympic Games here in London.  He also works as a Client Relations Intern for TD Ameritrade in midtown Manhattan.

James is competing in the upcoming men’s fencing team event–wish him luck! GO USA!!!

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Angel Bovee knows what it is like to be an elite athlete and put it all on the line for a dream! After a successful career as a television producer, Angel quit her job to pursue her passion to represent the U.S. on the world’s largest stage. She became a three-time U.S. boxing champion that represented Team USA in two World Championships. After gaining her master’s degree in 2011, she joined Adecco as Specialist for the USOC’s Athlete Career and Education Program. The demands of juggling a work schedule and a full-time training regimen to chase an Olympic dream can be daunting, and the Athlete Career and Education Program helps Olympic and Paralympic athletes gain career experience and a paycheck while pursuing their dreams of gold.