Nice Blog Forrest! While I am focused on sports, here is an example of kids using their bikes to make a difference.
10 years ago Bike For Change was created by Jay Westmoreland, a volunteer at First Baptist Church of Charlotte to help the Baptist Children’s Homes of North Carolina.
The first year about 20 boys rode bikes around a track to raise awareness and money for the Children’s Homes. To date Bike for Change has raised almost $200,000 and both boys and girls have logged more than 1800 miles.
Bike For Change is overseen by leaders of More >
Hi guys, I’m happy to find you blogging here again. I was just thinking this past weekend, when I was flipping between the different sports on TV, that I wanted to share the accomplishments of Jimmie Johnson.
Daisy, you had blogged about Milton Hershey as being an inspiration in business and what he did to help kids. Jimmie Johnson is similar in all that he has done while car racing and also through the charitable foundation that he started in 2006.
At the age of 37, Jimmie Johnson has 5 Sprint Car Championships, all won in a row. He More >
LONDON 2012! The Olympic Games start on July 27th in London, England and the United States has a lot of great athletes going for the gold. Michael Phelps looks to add to his 16 medals as he is set to swim in 7 events; 17 year-old swimmer Missy Franklin is also racing in seven events and NBA stars like Lebron James and Kevin Durant lead the men’s basketball team in what should be another gold medal in the sport.
Other possible stars to watch for are track and field athletes like Lolo Jones, Sanya Richards-Ross, and Allyson Felix. The More >
The U.S. Open Golf Championship ended last week and while golf fans will be hearing a lot about the winner Webb Simpson, there is maybe an even bigger story for kids like us!
Remember the name of Andy Zhang. He is only 14 years old but he played in the same tournament last week as Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods. He came to the United States from China in 2008 when his mother brought him to California to play in the US Kids World Championship, which he won! Andy liked it so much here that his family moved to More >