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A home away from home

Original post made by John Naber, another community, on Feb 19, 2010

One of the toughest distractions for an Olympian is “What to do about Mom and Dad, Uncle Bernie and Grandma Kate, while I’m preparing for Olympic competition.” Extended family rarely travels to international meets or even national championships, but everybody wants to go to the Olympic Games. In a recent survey, family requests and activities were listed among the greatest obstacles to top performance at the Olympic Games.

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