Tag: Derek Parra

USANA12: A Slam Dunk Day in Salt Lake

USANA12: A Slam Dunk Day in Salt Lake

Written by on August 17, 2012 in Convention, Team USANA, USANA12 with 3 Comments

You’re probably aware that we have a few elite athletes — more than 600, actually. You already know they dominate in everything from boxing and swimming to speedskating and ski jumping. What you didn’t know — and I didn’t until about 7 this morning — is that several of them can handle their business on […]

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USANA 2010 Convention: An Amazing Children’s Hunger Run/Walk

USANA 2010 Convention: An Amazing Children’s Hunger Run/Walk

Written by on August 30, 2010 in Children's Hunger Fund, Kathy Kaehler, USANA, USANA10 with 0 Comments

One of the greatest events during USANA’s International Convention is the CHF Children’s Hunger Run. This year was no exception. About 1,700 people joined us early Saturday morning to participate in this exhilarating event. Proceeds from the run/walk go directly to Children’s Hunger Fund to assist in its mission of helping children throughout the world. […]

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Team USANA: A Class Act

Team USANA: A Class Act

Written by on February 26, 2010 in 2010 Vancouver Winter Games, Team USANA, USANA with 0 Comments

I am so lucky to be able to work with so many great athletes within the USANA family, and they are really showing what they are made of at these Games. Thursday I had the chance to meet with a “retired” athlete and had a marvelous experience. Not only has he been a world champion […]

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Team USANA: Jennifer Azzi Behind the Scenes in Vancouver

Team USANA: Jennifer Azzi Behind the Scenes in Vancouver

Written by on February 25, 2010 in 2010 Vancouver Winter Games, Team USANA, USANA with 0 Comments

Another fantastic day here at the Olympics! I had the opportunity to get a real behind the scenes look at speedskating. My friend Derek Parra, Olympic gold medalist and USANA Associate, is the US Speedskating national all-around head coach. We caught up for a few minutes and he spoke about coaching being a bit like […]

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A Chat With USANA’s Derek Parra

A Chat With USANA’s Derek Parra

Written by on December 9, 2009 in 2010 Vancouver Winter Games, Olympics, USANA with 0 Comments

It took a little longer to get to the Utah Olympic Oval, thanks to a fierce winter storm that blanketed much of the state with snow. But I wasn’t about to miss an opportunity to hang out with an Olympic gold medalist. Derek Parra, who won Gold at the 2002 Winter Games in Salt Lake […]

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USANA Athletes: A Winning Team

USANA Athletes: A Winning Team

Written by on November 6, 2009 in Team USANA with 0 Comments

As we reached an unseasonably high 75 degrees in Salt Lake City yesterday, it’s tough to believe that the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver are less than 100 days away. But they’re set to begin February 12, 2010, and we expect USANA-sponsored athletes to perform well on sport’s grandest stage. Here’s a fun fact that […]

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