Disclaimer: This post was created in partnership with Citi®. All thoughts and opinions are my own.
The Olympics may be over but training and preparing to be an Olympian is something that never ends! If you watched the closing ceremonies you saw that there was focus on the summer games in Rio in and the next winter games. These athletes don’t have much time to rest!
Did you have a favorite Olympic Moment or a favorite athlete? Which sport do you love? These 9 amazing athletes are teaming up with Citi® in there Every Step of the Way® program.
Citibank is working with 9 different athletes who are each teamed up with one U.S. Olympic, Paralympic or Community program in need. Citi donated $500,000 to the U.S. Olympic Committee to help these programs. You can help decide where the money is going.
To learn more about the Every Step of the Way® click here and watch this short video. All you need to do is vote!
The athletes are Alana Nichols, Billy Demong, Dan Jansen, Erin Hamlin, Evan Lysacek, Julie Chu, Picabo Street, Rico Roman and Ted Ligety.
Alana Nichols & Team USA Paralympic Champions Fund: Supports raising money for aspiring U.S. Paralympians
Billy Demong & Team for Tomorrow: supports preading Olympic values to future generations
Dan Jansen & Olympians for Olympian Relief Funds: supports helping U.S. Olympians through hard times
Erin Hamlin & USA Luge Slider Search: supports discovering the next great luge athletes
Evan Lysacek & Figure Skating in Harlem: supports inspiring a new generation of skaters from urban areas
Julie Chu & The USA Hockey Foundation: supports letting kids try hockey for free
Picabo Street & The TEAM USA Stay on the Slopes Initiative: supports injury preventions for skiers and snowboarders
Rico Roman & Operation Comfort: supports giving back to our country’s veterans
Ted Ligety & Youth Enrichment Services: supports giving urban youth the chance to ski and snowboard
Help reach future athletes their ultimate potential. You have a chance to have your voice heard. Join team Citi® and help decide where the money goes! It takes just few seconds of your time! Make a difference today for some amazing groups of future athletes!