Fitness Week in Review for Week Ending May 24

Love these end of the week reviews where we can see what articles we talked about this week and catch you up on articles you may have missed. We launched our Olympic series this week in an effort to let you, the readers, get to know the Olympic hopefuls and athletes before they head off to Beijing this summer. We kicked off our series with a look at the chosen cyclists and the swimmers. Focus on the Olympics This week’s Olympic series began with Focus on the Olympics: New Series which addressed the goals of our new series. Athletes we … Continue reading

Focus on the Olympics: Ben Wildman-Tobriner (2008 Swimming Hopeful)

Welcome to our Focus on the Olympics articles that introduces you to our Olympic athletes and hopefuls that will be competing in Beijing this summer. Ben decided to postpone his medical school in order to make his first-ever U.S. Olympic team this year. Meet Ben Wildman-Tobriner Ben majored in Biomechanical Engineering at Stanford. He boasted an incredible 3.68 GPA and earned 20 All-American honors over his four years at Stanford. As an advocate for the Boys & Girls Club of San Francisco, where he first began swimming at age 12, Ben remains involved with the chapter’s swim program. His sister, … Continue reading