Push yourself to eat, think and train like an Olympic & Paralympic athlete and gain key takeaways for your audience from five USOC sport performance professionals in sports nutrition, psychology, strength & conditioning and technology at the USOC Health & Fitness Media Experience. Also, learn about the unique challenges faced by U.S. Paralympians as they push their minds and bodies to overcome incredible odds.


USOC sport performance professionals:

Sochi 2014 Olympic hopefuls:

  • Elena Hight – 2006 and 2010 Olympic halfpipe snowboarder
  • Tatyana McFadden – 10-time Paralympic medalist in wheelchair racing, cross-country skier
  • Elana Meyers – 2010 Olympic bobsled bronze medalist
  • Heather Richardson – 2010 Olympian, 2013 speedskating world champion
  • Rico Roman – 2012 sled hockey world champion, U.S. Army veteran
  • Louie Vito – 2010 Olympic halfpipe snowboarder, 2013 Euro X Games champion


Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013
Event will begin promptly at 10 a.m. (please arrive by 9:45 a.m.)


24 Hour Fitness – Soho
136 Crosby Street, New York City
Metro: Broadway-Lafayette Street, BDFM


Please confirm your attendance by completing this online registration form by Wednesday, July 31. Late responders will not be guaranteed a spot. REGISTER HERE

Run of Show

9:45 a.m.                Media arrive

10 a.m.                   Kelly Skinner, USOC team leader, gives event overview, including introduction of USOC experts and athletes and the event format

10:15-10:30 a.m.     Station 1* – Nutrition

10:35-10:50 a.m.     Station 2* – Paralympics

10:55-11:10 a.m.     Station 3* – Psychology

11:15-11:30 a.m.     Station 4* – Strength & Conditioning

11:35-11:50 a.m.     Station 5* – Technology

11:55 a.m.              Lindsay Hogan, USOC communications director, gives closing remarks, and opens athlete Q&A

12:30-1:30 p.m.      Optional media lunch, provided by 24 Hour Fitness

*Media participants will be split into small groups and spread amongst the five stations. Stations will be rotated every 15 minutes until all media participants have visited each station.


Jessie Carney
(646) 619-2816 – office
(617) 529-6920 – mobile