Feb. 28, 2008, 1 a.m. (ET)
For Immediate Release February 28, 2008 March 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 completion for top U.S. Archers as field will be narrowed to top eight athletes 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, Jamie Nieto and Tora Harris 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 Olympic Prep Mini Camp, March 6-14 (3 participants) - Short term, warm-weather training for canoe athletes 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 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 Czech Canoe Training Camp, February 24-March 13 (3 participants) - Warm-weather training for Czech Canoists and coach 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 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 Men's Soccer Team Training, March 7-16 (20 participants) - Regular team training for Men's Paralympic Soccer Team Archery Training Camp, March 15-20 (13 participants) - High performance training camp to prepare Paralympic Archery Team for 2008 competitions ROWING: Men's , Women's Sweep/Scull Camp, November 1-April 1 (71 participants) - Warm-weather winter training for U.S. Men's , Women's National Team Rowers RUGBY: Men's Seven's Training Camp, March 15-23 (25 participants) - Prepare team for iRB Sevens World Series in Hong Kong TRIATHLON: Triathlon Spring Training Camp, February 26-April 26 (6 participants) - Warm weather, sea-level training for Elite Triathletes SPECIAL EVENTS AYSO Soccer Tryouts, March 8-9 (130 participants) - Soccer team selections for area teams Nomads Soccer Club, March 15-23 (150 participants) - Local soccer tournament 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: March 4, 6, 13 For more information, please contact Diana Wright at (619) 482-6119. ###
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