Getting Kids Active in Sports
One of the greatest icons of American sports-nine-time gold medalist Carl Lewis-is making his return to the track this spring. Carl Lewis comes on the show to discuss the Hershey's Track & Field Games. The program that is designed to encourage boys and girls aged 9 through 14 to explore sports and recreation through events involving running, jumping and throwing .The games, which are always free to participants, also help introduce youth athletes to the fun and benefits of being healthy and active.
Carl Lewis is a longtime spokesman for the Hershey's Track & Field Games, and one of the most decorated Olympians of all time. He won nine Olympic Gold Medals during his track & field career and was named "Sportsman of the Century" by the International Olympic Committee.
Melanie Cole, M.S.