The Olympics are a time when the entire world unifies under the common love of sport and competition. An ode to the city states of ancient Greece, contemporary Olympics represent a global commitment to world-wide peace and unity. While the Summer Olympics may be seen as the favorite of many, coming around every four years, the Winter Olympics offer a winter wonderland of amazing feats and comraderie every two years! Here are Five Facts about the Winter Olympics coming just around the corner!
Sometimes it's hard to imagine the life of a swimming athlete from the outside. What does a gym at 5 am really look like anyway? But we all have something that links us to Olympic swimmers and that something is we all hate jumping in cold pools! Listen to Olympic swimmers express our collective angst of the cold plunge!
When a friend needs help, you do your best to help him or her. Before she moves back to Europe next month, my friend Louise worked for a SafeSplash Swim School in Texas. One day, I get a message from Louise asking for some photo help for the swim school. She said they needed photos to help market the swim school. I agreed to help them out, and I visited both school locations on two separate Sundays.
Now that the kids are back to school it is time to talk about the daily dilemma… school lunches and snacks during sports sessions. There are so many choices: homemade, school provided, bought, pre packaged, delivered, organic, or even forgotten and left on the counter.
Many people who know me and know how much I enjoy being in the water may think my favorite season is summer when I can swim outdoors or go to the lake wakeboarding or to the coast bodyboarding. Although summer is one of my favorite seasons, it is not my all time favorite. Living in Texas we don’t really get to experience seasons like Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter but we most certainly get to enjoy Football Season.