Before Tiger

Before Tiger, there was Charlie Sifford.  Charlie Sifford was the first African American to play on the PGA Tour.  I was fortunate enough to meet him in 2011 at his SCGA Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.  Back then, the only golf I played was putt putt. Charlie fought to remove the "Caucasian-only" clause on the …

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My Race Course Is Cooler Than Yours

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 …

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Going Around and Around, Very, Very Fast

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 …

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