You’ve seen him emceeing our annual events, dressing up in crazy costumes, and he is the one responsible for stocking the bathrooms with toilet paper. Our president, Carsten Schmalfuss, is genuinely a master juggler. We often like to joke that he’s Balance 180’s very own Batman because he operates in the night, comes willingly when we call, and he always saves the day. Gymnastics, Uncategorized :
With the first week of July comes the kick-off of National Hot Dog Month, National Ice Cream Month, National Picnic Month, and the patriotic spirit for the 4th of July. But what you may not know is amidst all the summer celebration also comes the start of the Special Olympics 2018 USA Games. The 2018 USA Games take place every
Unlike most coaches, Andrew Fenton wasn’t interested in medals, proper form or high scores. What he did like was the strength he acquired while training as a gymnast. Being strong gave him confidence, pride and a sense of identity. Even today Andrew can recall his reputation at school being contingent on whether he won the latest arm wrestling match. “I just remember that being important to me,” he said.
Dads aren’t just ordinary men; they are storytellers, jokesters, role models, caregivers and our personal heroes. Throughout our lives, they continue to teach and support us. Whether it be recording our first steps or hiding tears as they wave us off to college, we will never stop learning from our fathers. So we asked our coaches, what the most important thing they have learned from their dads and here’s what they had to say: