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New Team USA Winter Sport Recovery Drinks Could Be Recipe for PyeongChang Olympic Success


September 30, 2017 (Park City, Utah) – It took 10 years for Susie Parker-Simmons, a senior sport dietitian with the United States Olympic Committee, to design a hot recovery drink. As the president of the international sport dietitians group, Parker-Simmons admitted that after “a large amount” of failures she hit the right formula two years ago. “Recovery foods have a specialized composition,” Parker-Simmons told reporters at the Team USA Media Summit. “There are a lot of foods there for summer athletes, but nothing there for winter athletes to help repair the human body so they’re ready to perform optimally the next day.” She keeps the ingredients more closely guarded than KFC’s blend of 11 herbs and spices. “It is a little bit of a deep, dark secret,” said Parker-Simmons, a native of Australia who has been with the USOC for 11 years – read more here.

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