Theme: The Olympic Spirit: Capturing the Moment
Greenwich, CT, United States
March 31st, 2012
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About this event
Olympic Spirit captures the moments of high drama and emotion experienced by Olympians and fans throughout the world.
What is the truth behind that moment? How do you instill, train, learn, and motivate the champion within? What is the journey behind that moment?
"Olympism is a philosophy of life, exalting and combining in a balanced whole the qualities of body, will and mind. Blending sport with culture and education, Olympism seeks to create a way of life based on the joy of effort, the educational value of a good example, and respect for universal fundamental ethical principles." - Olympic Charter
TedxYouth@Bruce will bring together the vision, philosophy, and creed of the Olympic spirit through inspirational speakers.
The most important thing in the Olympic Games is not to win but to take part, just as the most important thing in life is not the triumph but the struggle. The essential thing is not to have conquered but to have fought well.
- Olympic Creed
Founder and CEO of 21 Sports & Entertainment Marketing Group, Inc.
Triathlete, writer and motivational speaker, former Paralympic athlete
TEAM USA Rower. 2008 Summer Olympics, Gold medal in women's eight. 2004 Olympic Games Silver medal
Marlon Shirley Shirley
TEAM USA Two-time Paralympic 100m champion.
Olympic Silver Medalist and two-time Olympian in the sport of fencing
Writer for the New York Times Magazine, as well as an author.
The Whitewater Slalom Foundation founder, Olympic Bronze Medalist
Tim Greene, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon and Sports Medicine Specialist
Dekan Apajee is a Broadcast Journalist currently working for the BBC in the UK
Venue and Details
1 Museum Drive
Greenwich, CT, 06830
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March 31st, 2012
1:00pm-3:30pm (GMT -4hrs)
Event Type (what is this?) Youth
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