The Spirit of the Olympic Movement will roll into Madison, (WI) as Central Cross Country Ski Association hosts Olympic Day. Participants will have a chance to meet Dave Norby, a Madison local who competed in the 1968 Winter Olympic Games in Grenoble, France, as a ski jumper.
There will be several demos for participants to experience including: testing their ice IQ by scoring hockey goals, trying their hand at the curling station, and experiencing the thrill of cross country skiing through a simulation.
When: Saturday, June 25th from 9:30am-Noon
Where: DreamBank – American Family Insurance, 1 N Pickney St. Madison, WI
CXC’s activity is one of nearly 2,000 events taking place nationwide during the month of June. The events, designed to engage youth and promote the ideals of the Olympic movement, family-friendly activities and interactive learning experiences.
Around the world, more than 160 countries take part in the annual celebration. Olympic Day, created in 1948 to commemorate the birth of the modern Olympic Games, focuses on the Olympic values and ideals such as fair play, perseverance, respect and sportsmanship. In the U.S., Olympic Day events range from small gatherings to large, city-wide events.
Saturday, June 25th from 9:30am-Noon