July 3, 2012 (New York, New York) – As the summer London Olympic Games approach, U.S. Ski Team members Jessie Diggins and Andy Newell will show campers from the YMCA of Greater New York what it takes to be a world-class athlete, the importance of fitness and the meaning of team spirit while introducing the kids to basic skiing concepts.
Diggins won a U.S. Championship and competed in a World Cup and World Championships all before her 20th birthday. Newell, is an Olympic athlete and World Cup medalist known for his impressive sprints. Both are likely to compete in the 2014 Sochi Olympic games.
When: Thursday, July 19, 2012
10:00 am to noon
Where: Park Slope Armory YMCA
361 15th St., Brooklyn 11215
About the YMCA of Greater New York
The YMCA of Greater New York is, and always will be, dedicated to building healthy, confident, connected and secure children, adults, families and communities. With a focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y nurtures the potential of every youth and teen, improves New York City’s health and well-being and provides opportunities to give back and support neighbors. In scores of neighborhoods across the five boroughs and its camp upstate, the Y makes accessible the support and opportunities that empower more than 400,000 New Yorkers to learn, grow and thrive – click HERE.
SnowSports Industries America (SIA) is the national not-for-profit, North American member-owned, trade association representing suppliers and service providers of snow sports products with constituents in the retailer, rep and resort communities. Established in 1954, SIA annually produces the SIA Snow Show, the largest snow sports industry trade show, on-snow demo and networking environment globally, while delivering invaluable data/research reports including the Snow Sports Market Intelligence Report, SnowSports RetailTRAK and Executive Market Summary. SIA helps grow the industry with consumer initiatives and websites, marketing products, services and programs helping our Members operate more efficiently, bring their products to market and increase participation in snow sports. For more information click HERE.