Help Sarah and Her Coach Reach the Olympics
"The Strongest Woman In America Lives In Poverty" reads the title of an article written by Jessica Testa at buzzfeed.com, yet Sarah Robles has overcome adversity to become the top Olympic Weightlifter in the U.S. and is heading to the London Olympics.
Click Here to read the article.
I've personal known Sarah for a couple of years and have witnessed the hard work, dedication, and sacrifice she has put forward in order to realize here Olympic dream. I have also known Joe for several years and have been amazed at his dedication and sacrifice on behalf of all the athletes he trains. After reading the article I wanted to help spread Sarah's story and help raise awareness of the challenges many Olympic athletes and coaches face when work toward the Olympic dream. Unfortunately not everyone can be on the cover of Wheaties!
How Your Contribution Will Help
All contributions will go directly to Sarah Robles and Coach Joe Micela. The funds raised will be used to help cover the cost of Sarah's last month of training before the London Olympics. Funds will also be used to help cover the cost of sending her coach, Joe Micela, to London so he can be by her side as she competes for Gold.
Other Ways You Can Help
If your not able to contribute at this time you can still make a difference:
*** Please note: Contributions will be processed using PayPal (a PayPal account is not required). The PayPal account name is Performance One Advanced Sports Training which is the training facility owned by Joe Micela and where Sarah trains. ***
Thanks for your support of an American Olympian!