April 01, 2008, 1 a.m. (ET)
For Immediate Release March 31, 2008 April 2008 Programs and Events ARCHERY: Ongoing Resident Team Training (19 participants) - Daily training and instruction for resident archery squad o Participants include three-time Olympian Khatuna Lorig and 2000 Olympian Karen Scavotto Olympic Selection Shoot, March 31-April 9 (42 participants) - Selection process for 2008 Olympic Team - Elite competition for top U.S. Archers as field will be narrowed to top-eight men and top-eight women ATHLETICS: Ongoing Resident Team Training (28 participants) - Long-term training program for track and field athletes o Participants include 2004 Olympians Toby Stevenson, Tim Mack, Ian Waltz, Jarred Rome, Monique Henderson, Stacy Dragila and Tora Harris Team Running USA, April 8-May 17 (12 participants) - Sea-level training camp for long distance running group as they prepare for Olympic Trials BOBSLED/SKELETON: Spring/Summer Training, April 9-September 30 (19 participants) - General fitness and warm weather training for Men's and Women's Bobsled and Skeleton Teams CANOE/KAYAK: Sprint Resident Program (18 participants) - Long-term training program for sprint kayak athletes o Participants include 2004 Olympians Carrie Johnson, Jeff Smoke and Rami Zur Olympic K-4 Select 2 Camp, February 8-April 6 (1 participant) - Evaluate K-4 boat combinations to determine squad for 2008 Continental Olympic Qualifier CYCLING: BMX Resident Team Training (7 participants) - Long-term training program for Men's and Women's BMX athletes o Participants include Steven Cisar, Mike Day, Amanda Geving, Kim Hayashi, Jill Kintner and Arielle Martin BMX Pre-Event Training, April 28-May 5 (18 participants) - Elite athlete training camp in preparation for UCI Super-Cross Race in Copenhagen FIELD HOCKEY: Women's Resident Team Training (30 participants) - Long-term training program for Women's National Field Hockey Team INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS: Senegal Kayak Program, January 1-August 31 (1 participant) - Long-term international training program for Assane Fall, sprint kayak athlete from Senegal o Fall recently competed at the African Championships and took second place, qualifying himself to the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing Hong Kong Track and Field Program, January 1-August 31 (1 participant) - Long-term international training program for Tang Yik Chun, a sprinter from Hong Kong Hungarian Women's Kayak Training, February 29-April 1 (9 participants) - Warm-weather training for Hungarian Women's Kayak Team Argentina Women's Field Hockey Training, March 29-April 7 (23 participants) - Friendly training and competition between U.S. and Argentina Women's Field Hockey Teams German Pole Vault Training, April 2-24 (15 participants) - Warm-weather training for German Pole Vault athletes British Jumps Training, April 2-May 2 (7 participants) - Warm-weather training for British High Jump, Long Jump and Triple Jump athletes Canada Field Hockey Training, April 3-9 (25 participants) - Friendly competition between U.S. and Canada Women's Field Hockey Teams Finland Throws Training, April 15-May 13 (6 participants) - Warm weather training for Finnish Javelin athletes Multi-Nation Throws Camp, April 15-May 13 (13 participants) - Warm-weather training for Discus and Shot Put athletes from Denmark and Estonia Chinese Soccer Team Training, April 17-21 (35 participants) - Training camp for Chinese Men's National Soccer Team Norway Throws Camp, April 20-May 2 (3 participants) - Warm-weather training for Norwegian throwers German Throws Camp, April 23-May 12 (9 participants) - Warm-weather training for German throwers Swedish Throws Camp, April 27-May 5 (4 participants) - Warm-weather training for Swedish women throwers PARALYMPIC SPORTS: Track and Field Resident Team Training (15 participants) - Long-term training program for Paralympic track and field athletes o Participants include 2004 Paralympians Marlon Shirley, April Holmes, Jeff Skiba, Nelacey Porter, Royal Mitchell and Casey Tibbs Spring Cycling Camp, April 9-19 (24 participants) - Elite level training camp for Paralympic cyclists as they prepare for 2008 Paralympic Trials and Paralympic Games High Performance Track , Field Training Camp, April 21-28 (21 participants) - Elite training camp for ambulatory Paralympic athletes as they prepare for 2008 outdoor track , field season TRIATHLON: Triathlon Spring Training Camp, February 26-April 26 (6 participants) - Warm weather, sea-level training for Elite Triathletes UPCOMING COMMUNITY APPEARANCES: ' Various Olympic hopefuls will speak to Chula Vista Elementary School Classes during their Exercise the Dream sessions at the Olympic Training Center. Dates: April 15, 16, 17, 22, 23 Recent Results BMX Cycling: Resident Athlete Jill Kintner (Seattle, Wash.) took first place at the BMX National Championships in Desoto, Texas on March 29. Resident Athlete Arielle Martin (Salt Lake City, Utah) was runner-up. For more information, please contact Diana Wright at (619) 482-6119. ###
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