This Olympic Champion Will Be Visiting Derby Street For One Day Only
Photo by(Photo by Anthony : )) (HINGHAM, MA) A popular bookstore in Hingham has revealed that they will be hosting a book signing and meet & greet event at their Derby Street location! This event comes just in time for the holidays, as you can get a personalized book signed for the athlete in your life! This event will host Olympic Champion, Nathan Chen, who released this week his memoir, One Jump at a Time: My Story.
Break Dancing: A New Olympic Sport
2024 will be the first time break dancing will compete for medals. BBoys and BGirls are currently training but DJs will also get a chance to participate.
Soldier Hollow in Midway, Utah, Was an Olympic Venue For Cross Country Skiing
Soldier Hollow Sign(Image is author's) The beautiful area of Midway, Utah, in the Heber Valley is becoming a more popular place to live and is growing. Midway has much to offer in the way of outdoor activities in the summer and winter months. Soldier Hollow is in the town of Midway which is an easy drive from Salt Lake City and Utah County. It is close to Heber City and Park City.
How the Olympics Have Changed Throughout History
The Olympics are a global phenomenon. Every two years, the world comes together to watch the most talented athletes in the world compete in a variety of sports. The games are a celebration of human achievement and excellence.
The Olympic Swimmer Who Used His Skills to Rescue Others
This mild man would never speak about the night he rescued more than thirty people from a frozen river. This was not the first time that Karapetyan had saved a life and it would not be the last.
Students in Grades K - 12 Admitted Free to Olympic Museum Through August 15th
U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Museum in Colorado SpringsPhoto by the author. (Colorado Springs, CO) The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Museum in downtown Colorado Springs is a beautiful, 60,000-square-foot facility that will inspire and educate every visitor that walks through its doors.
America's Strongest Player Suggests Newcomer Has Chances at FIDE Candidates
The strongest chess players in the world are currently gathered in Spain as they prepare to engage in mimic battle over the board for the right to challenge World Champion Magnus Carlsen for his crown.
Powerhouse US Olympiad Team Revealed
Even prior to the addition of one of the strongest players in the world, the United States Olympiad team was among the likeliest to win. With Grandmaster Levon Aronian taking board 2 behind Grandmaster Fabiano Caruana, the United States will be many fans' favorite to win.
Palisades Tahoe, Olympic Valley
When I was a kid I loved to Ski here. I have many great memories of Squaw Valley now called Palisades Tahoe, a ski resort in the western United States, located in Olympic Valley, California, northwest of Tahoe City in the Sierra Nevada range. From its founding 73 years ago in 1949 until 2021, the resort was known as Squaw Valley but changed its name due to the derogatory meaning of squaw to Native Americans and their allies. It was the host site for the 1960 Winter Olympics.
A Young Brit Started his journey to the Olympics at Age 3
An unexpected wild ride on skis that started for me at the tender age of 3 - 50 years ago!. Jumping off a Lip for a Photo Shoot in 1985Rob Hourmont. My parents ran the UK’s largest School Travel Operator and brought thousands of school kids from the age of 10 to 18 to Austria for many years to learn to ski.
The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Museum deserves a gold medal
The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Museum in downtown Colorado Springs is a beautiful complex, designed with accessibility in mind, that will educate and inspire every visitor that walks through its door.
Stars On Ice Will Entertain in West Valley City
Maverick Center(Image in the public domain) The Winter Olympics of 2022 have now been completed. One of the most popular of winter sports competitions to watch is the ice skating. There are many different events from which to choose. The skaters put on spectacular shows which are not without drama and controversy. This year was no exception.
The Miracle on Ice | On This Day in Sports History
Today in sports history (1980), the Miracle on Ice took place in Lake Placid, New York during the 1980 Winter Olympics. If you are somehow unfamiliar with what is widely accepted as the most celebrated and unexpected victory in U.S. sports history, read on and learn about the greatest underdog story of all time.
Phil Dalhausser Interview: 2008 Beijing Olympic Gold Medalist for USA Beach Volleyball
Lake Nona is home to so many cool and very unique opportunities. With a multitude of activities to pass your time, from visiting local restaurants, taking pictures with artwork, and even having the ability to be coached by an Olympic athlete and his wife, the possibilities are endless! Speaking of which, four-time Olympic athlete Phil Dalhausser and his wife, women’s beach volleyball player Jennifer Dalhausser run a local volleyball academy right here in the heart of Lake Nona herself! This awesome Olympian-run academy is called The Phil Dalhausser Beach Volleyball Academy, operating out of Boxi Park (located at 6877 Tavistock Lakes Blvd, Orlando, FL 32827).
Winter Games Panda Mascot, Bing Dwen Dwen, is as Popular as Many of the Athletes
The stuffed panda mascot for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games sells out daily and with some offered online for huge profit. Olympic speed skating oval, BeijingArne Museler/Wikipedia.
Erin Jackson Becomes the First African-American Woman to Win an Olympic Speedskating Medal
Erin Jackson made history on February 13 when she won a gold medal after competing in the Women's 500m speed skating event at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics. The 29 year old became the first African-American woman to do so and the second black athlete to win an individual Olympic medal in any speed skating event.
Who is Nadia Comăneci, the first Olympic 10 in history?
Nadia Comăneci at the 1977 European Championships in PragueComitetul Olimpic si Sportiv Roman/Public domain. In my home country România (Eastern Europe), Nadia Comăneci is still a legend.
Olympic Athletes from Your State - 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics
The 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China are underway. Team USA has gained ground in the gold medal count, behind only Norway and Germany, who are tied at 8. As for overall medal count, the Americans have some work to do, currently being tied for sixth.
Richmond figure skater Alysa Liu competing in 2022 Winter Olympics
(Matthew Stockman / Getty Images) (RICHMOND, Calif.) Alysa Liu, a two-time U.S. figure skating champion from Richmond, is competing in the 2022 Winter Olympics. The 16-year-old was born in Clovis but grew up skating at the St. Moritz Ice Skating Club, or the Oakland Ice Center as it's now called. While she currently trains in Colorado Springs she still represents her home club.
Inspired by Winter Olympics? Get Back Outdoors
While Georgia doesn't offer many sports for the Winter Olympics, you can still get outdoors and enjoy.Photo: OurTravelCafe.com. After watching the opening ceremonies of the Winter Olympics, perhaps you’re inspired to get into outdoor winter sports. Though Georgia doesn’t offer most Olympic sports like skiing, bobsledding or luge, winter is a great time to reconnect with Georgia outdoors by hiking or walking.