Few people have overcome adversity in the way Paralympian Scout Bassett has. Born in Nanjing, China and losing her leg in a fire left Bassett on the street at just one and half years of age. She was found and taken to a nearby orphanage where she lived for the next seven years. Suffering from…
Following your passion towards a career path is a guaranteed way to always love what you do. For Olympic gold medalist Lauryn Williams, following a self-proclaimed love of “money and math” lead her to financial planning and the creation of her own financial services company, Worth Winning.
Sports have played an enormous role in shaping who I am today. Track & field is not just a sport I participate in, it is also a true part of who I am. My internship opportunity at the WSF was an unforgettable journey as it utilized my knowledge of sports and business.
If watching a 92 year old woman finish a marathon this past May was not inspiration enough the Senior Olympics were a guarantee to ignite the fire within and encourage you to get out and get moving. A recent study of participants in the Senior Olympics, also known at the National Senior Games, found that the athletes’ fitness ages are typically 20 years or more younger than their chronological age.
After a lot of talk, the Ohio High School Athletic Association Board of Directors has finally agreed to add eight wheelchair championship final events to the OHSAA State Track and Field Tournament in 2013.
A new espnW piece spotlights the WSF Chair of the Board, Benita Fitzgerald-Mosley, and her professional role as USA Track and Field’s Chief of Sport Performance. Fitzgerald-Mosley, who has served in her WSF leadership position since 2010, won gold in the 100-meter hurdles at the 1984 Los Angeles Games.