Maria Fredatovich had a stroke at the age of 13. Now 32, she enjoys a physically active lifestyle, refusing to let loss of peripheral vision, on-going balance and hand-eye coordination and problems stop her doing what she loves. More than that, Maria realised there was a need to help other young people who had the same challenges as herself..
These children were pretty excited to be able to meet Halberg Awards contender athletes on the Tuesday before the Halberg Awards night. Kevin Woolcott and Gordon Buchalter ran a coaching session and this gave the able bodied athletes and indication of the particular challenges that Mark, Cormac, Jaden, Faithleen and Matakorama (in the photo) ..
This is the third blog in a series looking at talent ID and development. The first blog I set the scene around Talent ID. The second I detailed what I believe should be the number one priority of every Talent ID programme and academy in New Zealand: developing the growth mindset in athletes. (to see the example scenario used to set the..
Does this sound familiar? All of you will have heard or been a part of the Talent I.D. process and the following example will not be new to you. ·
A leader within an NSO, RSO, Club or Secondary School starts to consider how to get more talent into their environment. They start with the mentality of “we need to have a talent pipeline tha..
LeBron James had a trophy in his hands and a smile on his face.That was Sunday at the All-Star Game, when James again rose above the NBA's best in winning a game and MVP honors.What he really wants is to be celebrating in the... read item »
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Ecstasy, heartbreak and a crash.Kind of sums up the American ice dance experience at the Winter Olympics.The Shib Sibs — Maia and older brother Alex Shibutani — added a bronze medal in the event to... read item »
JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) — Relaxed, fast and excited.It was a good day for Mikaela Shiffrin on the Olympic downhill course Tuesday.Shiffrin will no longer start in the downhill medal race on Wednesday, choosing to focus on... read item »
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jakob Silfverberg and Ryan Getzlaf scored to lead the Anaheim Ducks over the Vegas Golden Knights 2-0 in their Pacific Division showdown Monday night.Anaheim regained sole possession of third place in the division,... read item »
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — The Korean women's hockey team, thrown together in a historic combination of players from both North and South, will forever be a milestone that had ramifications beyond the Olympics.Now only South... read item »
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — The Korean women's hockey team has ended its historic Olympic run with a fifth straight loss, with thousands of fans shouting "We are one" and waving a "unification flag."Team Korea, which included... read item »
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