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Ode To Olympian Gabby Douglas

Valerie Wardlaw | Posted 08.19.2016 | Black Voices
Valerie Wardlaw

This is for you my sister - to read when ignorance seems to does not. When it seems that all is not well...don't dare forget it can be difficult being a lovely, brown- skinned gazelle.


José Ángel Manaiza, Jr. | Posted 03.17.2016 | Books
José Ángel Manaiza, Jr.

The Malibu Library Speakers' Series features experts in a variety of subjects designed to appeal to a broad section of the community. Speakers were se...

Right Next Door: Alana Jane Nichols, Paralympic Five-Time Dual-Sport Medalist

Ian Spanier | Posted 03.16.2016 | Los Angeles
Ian Spanier

Elite athletes do the seemingly impossible all the time: make one-handed catches, drain distant three-pointers, hit game-winning home runs with two ou...

An Interview With Gold Medalist Kristi Yamaguchi

Anne Maxfield | Posted 04.19.2014 | Sports
Anne Maxfield

"My skating was dictated by the music. I probably couldn't compete without it. I think a lot of times you almost go on automatic pilot once you hear that first note... your body just knows what it's supposed to do to each note."

Sage Kotsenburg On Shaun White's Loss: 'A Shock'

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.13.2014 | Sports

After winning the first gold medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Sage Kotsenburg went from an underdog to America's superstar. After capturing gold in ...

WATCH: Kristi Yamaguchi Talks 2014 Sochi Olympics

HuffPost Live | Ishita Singh | Posted 01.23.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Twenty-two years after winning an Olympic gold medal for figure skating, Kristi Yamaguchi sat down with HuffPost Live host Alyona Minkovski to discuss...

3 Common Beliefs That Can Prevent You From Achieving Your Health Goals

Wendy Boglioli | Posted 01.12.2013 | Fifty
Wendy Boglioli

The truth is that you don't need to have won anything to start doing something today. Define your goals, rely on a network of people to help you achieve them and turn your weaknesses into your strengths.

What Happens at the Olympics...

Esther Lofgren | Posted 12.01.2012 | Sports
Esther Lofgren

Everything post-Olympics over in London was pretty amazing. Not as debaucherous as everyone keeps wondering, but an incredible trip, with every single day jam-packed with awesome.

The Trio of the Gorgeous U.S. Men's Swim Team

Maureen Elinzano | Posted 10.02.2012 | College
Maureen Elinzano

Michael, Ryan, and Nathan are more than welcome to swim my way whenever they want to...

Being #1 Requires More than Just Good Food

Garrett Weber-Gale | Posted 12.03.2011 | Home
Garrett Weber-Gale

Within several hours of beginning my work in the kitchen, my mind was well on its way to being orientated with the philosophy and ways of Noma, and a chef who truly has a passion for his terroir.

Olympic Gold Medalist Advocates For Homeless

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Olympic gold medalist Evan Lysacek is using his athletic fame to give back and help the homeless, reports CNN. Lysacek is working for Help USA, a hom...

Millennial Perspectives: Interview With 2010 Olympic Gold Medalist Evan Lysacek

Natalia Brzezinski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Natalia Brzezinski

The portrait of Millennials is not always pretty. So at a time when many reality stars unemployment and purgatory an enviable success, 2010 U.S. Olympic Gold Medalist Evan Lysacek is a refreshing anomaly.

Evan Lysacek's Childhood Dream Comes True: Was Named 'Prep Star Of The Week' In 2000 (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Evan Lysacek became the first U.S. man to win the Olympic gold medal in many years on Thursday night, upsetting defending champion Evgeni Plushenko. T...