Posts Tagged ‘Olympics’
Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson and Olympic superstar Usain Bolt are planning on having a running race for charity, but they have yet to decide a distance. Johnson had a record time at the NFL combine at 4.24 seconds, and Bolt is the world record-holder for 100m so they are hoping to find some common ground: http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/news/story?id=4794525
In the above video, Bryan Clay shares his thoughts on what allowed him to succeed in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing and his bond with fellow competitors. He also speaks of how competiting can serve as a vehicle for his foundation to help others realize their potential.
Posted November 23, 2009on:
Hannah Teter, 2006 gold medalist snowboarder from Vermont, has become the first athlete to be apart of a Ben and Jerry’s themed ice cream. This ice cream, which will be called Maple Blondie, will benefit Teter’s charity Hannah’s Gold, with all proceeds going to her projects in Africa: http://www.boston.com/business/ticker/2009/11/ben_jerrys_hono.html
Bryan Clay, in addition to his rigorous training regimen, has made the trip to Copenhagen, Denmark to aid in the United States’ bid to host the 2016 Olympic Games in Chicago. Here is the video:
A great interview on the insight Bryan’s voyage to gold: