Growing up, I was the most un-athletic Diaz kid. Even though I was the oldest, I was the last to get picked when my siblings and I played 3 on 3 volleyball. They claim they don’t remember, but they went to play tennis without me– telling them they would wait for me while I go… Read More Gotta Get Fit
Students Run LA (SRLA) provides a six-month long-distance running program to prepare middle and high school students to enter and complete the Los Angeles Marathon. Students run with their leaders three to four times a week and attend community races that bring all the SRLA groups together. Team leaders also prepare in their role as… Read More My Race Course Is Cooler Than Yours
I am now a fan of freestyle wrestling. I had the opportunity to watch the World Cup Men’s Freestyle Wrestling this past weekend. Prior to Saturday, the only things I knew about freestyle wrestling were 1) it was at the ancient Olympic Games, 2) the International Olympic Committee almost removed it from the program, and… Read More Shout Out To Billy
I love golf. Some say I am obsessed. I have The Masters marked on my calendar so I can follow and watch it on t.v., attend local tournaments, and watch the final day of major tournaments on t.v. The PGA Tour app is probably one of the most used apps on my iPad and my… Read More Thanks, Kids!
Imagine a NASCAR track, but the banking is at a 45-degree angle and beyond. And instead of cars, imagine bicycles without brakes racing around that track. The track is a velodrome, and the sport is track cycling. It’s fast, furious and Kate Wilson is one of the best at it. Kate Wilson, a senior at… Read More Going Around and Around, Very, Very Fast
Ain’t no party like a putt putt party, ’cause a Pilar Putt Putt Party don’t stop! Once again, I had amazing birthday celebration, thanks to old and new friends. This year’s birthday theme was golf– because I love golf. Until I messed up my back two months ago (I did not stretch and seriously pulled… Read More Putt Putt Invitational Closing Credits
I have completed 10 marathons. And half-marathons in between. But it’s not what you think. I am not a super athlete by any means. In school, I was picked second-to-last; I sucked at sports but my salvation was that I was not completely uncool and I was fun. In middle school, I participated in track… Read More Marathon, A Gateway Sport