Jeremy Taiwo

How to train for a decathlon

U.S. decathlete Jeremy Taiwo uses “Harry Potter” to explain the scoring structure of the decathlon.  Like the magicians in the Triwizard Tou…

Jillion Potter

Who is Jillion Potter?

Potter has a reputation for doing whatever she can to help her teammates. Her teammates had the opportunity to return the favor, standing by…

Carlin Isles

Who is Carlin Isles?

Known as the “fastest man in rugby,” Isles has used his speed to become a rugby star.  Rugby Beginnings  Born November 21, 1989 in Akron, OH…

Alev Kelter

Who is Alev Kelter?

Kelter, like many USA Rugby players, is a crossover athlete. She played ice hockey and soccer collegiately.  Rugby Beginnings  Born March 21…

Nathan Schrimsher

Who is Nathan Schrimsher?

Nathan Schrimsher was the first athlete to officially make the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team.  Modern Pentathlon Beginnings  Born May 22, 1992 in R…

Caster Semenya

The Caster Semenya dilemma

STELLENBOSCH, South Africa (AP) — It seems the sports world just doesn’t know what to do with an athlete like Caster Semenya. The South Afri…

Usain Bolt

Who is Usain Bolt?

Usain Bolt, the world’s fastest man, has electrified the track with his blazing times and charismatic style.  Track Beginnings  Born August …

Madison Hughes

Who is Madison Hughes?

A true leader, Hughes was named captain of the USA Rugby Men’s Eagles Sevens in 2014, despite being the youngest member of the team. Rugby B…