maddy

I love to fence, surf, and play soccer.

[Video] MLS player CJ Sapong raps for soccer star Hope Solo

The women’s national soccer team is back on the field this week, getting ready to play a friendly against Canada.  It’s their first training session since the FIFA Women’s World Cup and they’re excited to play at Livestrong  Stadium, home of the MLS’ Sporting Kansas City. There are lots of soccer fans in KC – …

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Mary Kate & Ashley team with Italian sneaker brand Superga

The Olsen twins aka Mary Kate & Ashley have a new gig – U.S. creative directors of Italian tennis shoe brand Superga. Considered the must-have comfy footwear in Italy,  Superga sneakers are found on the feet of chic hipsters worldwide.  The cult brand has upped its fashion cred considerably with the addition of MKA to …

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24 Hour Fitness Terminates Varsity Program

  After a year of working out at 24 Hour Fitness, I was upset to see this email: Dear Varsity Program Participant: 24 Hour Fitness has always believed in the value of student athletic programs in teaching young athletes the importance of teamwork and of setting meaningful goals. Over the past few years, we have …

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The Top 10 College Sports Programs (from a female athlete perspective)

If you’re getting ready to fill out your college applications, or are starting to look at schools and are still unsure which institution  is right for you, here’s a new list you might want to consider. CampusSplash crunched the numbers to figure out the 25 most athletic colleges in the United States. The site looked …

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Working out with trainer-to-the-stars Gunnar Peterson

When I received an invite for a private session with trainer Gunnar Peterson at his Beverly Hills gym, I couldn’t believe it.  Gunnar is the personal trainer to the hottest Hollywood stars including Kim Kardashian, Penelope Cruz, and Minka Kelly. He whips professional athletes like Reggie Bush and Tom Brady into shape and gets singers …

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Calling mascots – Roxy opens registration for 2011 Chicken Jam

The original Mascot Halfpipe Contest is back as a serious battle with a new set of rules! Are you ready to bring your furry-feathery-hairy-scary self to the Mammoth Super Duper Pipe? The iconic mascot of the Roxy Chicken Jam, the snowboarding chicken, has extended a halfpipe challenge to all willing and spirited mascots at this …

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Watch them fly – Nordic World Ski Championships

The Nordic World Ski Championships begin this week in Oslo, Norway. American Lindsey Van will be defending her title on Friday, Feb. 25. Forty-three women from 15 countries are on the start list and by all accounts they’re ready to put on a great show. You can watch the women’s ski jumping event on Friday …

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Gillian Zinser is 90210’s surf goddess

You might know actress Gillian Amalia Zinser (@msgillianzinser) as 90210’s surf goddess Ivy Sullivan.  She attended NYU and played a recurring role in the CW drama before being  signed as a regular cast member for the third season of the show. Ever the SoCal poster child— Zinser is perpetually shown in cutoffs with her board …

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