Posts tagged Sports for kids
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 >
Cooper, I just read your blog about the Olympics starting and all the great athletes that are going to be competing, and there is one more athlete that I need to add to your list — Christina McHale.
I have been following Christina, ever since I met her at a tennis exhibition in New Jersey a few years ago. She has become a rising star as she plays on the women’s professional tennis tour. At 20 years old, Christina McHale, who lives in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, heads to the Olympic Games for the first time, ranked 28th in the More >
Although I play tennis year round, summer time is when most kids enjoy the sport of tennis.
There are summer tennis camps, tennis programs at sleep away camps and regular tennis instruction at locations throughout the country.
If anyone is looking for a program near them, they can go to the USTA website and check out programs nearby.
Here is an article about a mom in New Jersey who has created Viva Tennis, an instructional tennis program in Bernardsville for the whole family.
One of her programs called Tennis Kids, has partnered with the United States Tennis Association (who 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 >