With the “Disney” gals!
I volunteered as the event writer at one of Tim Tebow’s special needs proms that took place across the US and overseas this past Valentine’s Day weekend. What a fun night getting twirled on the dance floor, enjoying hugs from these sweet kiddos, and stopping by the “Disney” photo booth! My pre-event tweet made the news (random?!) http://www.inquisitr.com/1771462/want-to-know-how-football-hottie-tim-tebow-is-spending-valentines-day/ Here is the short little piece I wrote for them to use: http://www.crossroadschurch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/A-Night-to-Shine.pdf
“Write What You Love” (May/June 2015) by Jean Ann Cantore
I’m humbled that someone would ask to do a story on my sportswriting career. This month marks 10 years! My mom, a spelling bee champ in her tiny East Texas hometown, had to quit college to raise us three kids. She taught me how to read and write, and has always been there for a late night call when I was stuck on an article. This is for you, mom! Thank you for everything! #IAmARedRaider
Sophie working Team USA’s Abby Wombach.
Look for Team Canada’s Sophie Schmidt to play big at this summer’s FIFA World Cup hosted by Canada! I interviewed the inspiring midfielder and 2x Olympian for Canada’s “Living Light News” May/June issue. Her favorite Bible verse is Joshua 1:9…be strong and courageous! She is both. SOPHIE SCHMIDT>>>
Good luck at the NFL combine, guys! I didn’t mind having these fellas interrupt my photo shoot! The best of the best…training right here in Carlsbad at #ProlificAthletes. I don’t think Blake Bell has a shy bone in his body. Wishing good things for them in the future.
On college campuses across the country, most sports ministry is done through large group meetings with outstanding ministries like Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) and Campus Crusade’s Athletes in Action (AIA). One man, however, has answered a unique ministry calling for over 40 years. At Stanford University, tucked away in a corner table at an on-campus café, chaplain Jim Stump sits for up to seven hours a day, greeting athlete after athlete who have requested weekly, one-hour time slots. “Stumper” is his name, and mentoring is his game. Yes, that’s right, one-on-one mentoring. “One-on-One, One-by-One”>>>
2x Gold Medalist Rudy Garcia-Tolson (Tim Mantoani Photography)
This new triathlon web site is loaded with features on the world’s most inspirational athletes. I profiled the world’s first double above-knee amputee Ironman finisher, Rudy Garcia-Tolson.
The sport of triathlon is powerfully inspirational. Every single athlete that approaches the starting line has a story that brought them to that point—a story of struggle, a story of triumph, a story of perseverance…a story uniquely their own. But no story is more unique than that of 26-year-old Paralympic gold medalist swimmer Rudy Garcia-Tolson. http://www.triathloninspires.com/rgarciatolsonstory.html
Vincent Brown is a cool cat. He wears slick Converse kicks and can sit down at a drum set and jam! He sat down with me this summer to talk about how God has worked in his life in a BIG way over the past few years. Keep up the good work, brother. (Signed with OAK 9/15) VINCENT BROWN>>>