The Search Is On! 24 Hour Fitness Hosts In-Person Tryouts To Find Team USA’s Next Olympic Hopeful

The Journey to Earn a Spot On Team USA Begins Saturday, June 2nd

 

SAN RAMON, CA - May 14, 2018

24 Hour Fitness will host in-person tryouts across the country to find Team USA’s Next Olympic Hopefuls, a first-of-its-kind program led by the United States Olympic Committee to enhance the pipeline of world-class athletes pursuing Olympic sport. In partnership with the USOC, 24 Hour Fitness will host tryouts at select clubs throughout the U.S. on Saturday, June 2, 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Information is available at: www.24hourfitness.com/NextOlympicHopeful.

The quest to find the Next Olympic Hopeful will ultimately find one winner for each participating sport and the winners will be invited to join the national team camps of eight sports: bobsled, skeleton, boxing, canoe/kayak, cycling, rowing, rugby and weightlifting. The journey will be highlighted on Team USA social and digital channels and the entire program, including announcement of the winners, will be featured in the USOC Productions two-part broadcast, Scouting Camp: The Next Olympic Hopeful airing on NBC and NBCSN in November.

The success of last year’s program resulted in two winners from the 24 Hour Fitness in-person tryouts—Amanda Alvarez (skeleton), from the 24 Hour Fitness Bothell, Washington, club; Josh Williamson (bobsled), with Williamson’s start coming from his 24 Hour Fitness in-club tryout in Winter Park, Florida. From there, he catapulted into training and earned five medals, including two gold medals, in international competition. www.youtube.com/watch?v=TlPUI-hQ9Yg

Prior experience is not needed, just the determination, strength and speed to pursue your Olympic dream. The journey to find the Next Olympic Hopeful will include:

 

24 Hour Fitness in club tryouts for The Next Olympic Hopeful will take place Saturday, June 2, 2018, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the following locations:


About the USOC
Founded in 1894 and headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, the United States Olympic Committee serves as both the National Olympic Committee and National Paralympic Committee for the United States. As such, the USOC is responsible for the training, entering and funding of U.S. teams for the Olympic, Paralympic, Youth Olympic, Pan American and Parapan American Games, while serving as a steward of the Olympic and Paralympic movements throughout the country. For more information, visit TeamUSA.org.

About 24 Hour Fitness
As an industry leader for more than 30 years, 24 Hour Fitness transforms lives every day through fitness. Conveniently located clubs, furnished with a wide variety of strength, cardio and functional training equipment, are the perfect environment for fitness professionals to deliver dynamic personal and group training programs.  GX24® and cycle studios feature a popular array of live studio classes included with membership.  Combined with a welcoming community, the compelling TV and magazine content of 24Life™, Fit:Perks® Rewards and the innovative My24® app, and 24GO™ custom coaching platform, there are a multitude of offerings to engage and inspire every member to lead a full and healthy life both inside and outside of the club.  Opening new clubs on average at the brisk pace of one every few weeks, 24 Hour Fitness is headquartered in San Ramon, CA and serves nearly 4 million members in over 420 clubs nationwide. Please visit 24hourfitness.com for more information and to find a club near you.


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