March 7, 2012
Hundreds of high school age athletes participating in the New Balance Indoor Track & Field Championships hosted by the National Scholastic Sports Foundation, will be treated to a presentation by Dee Dee Trotter, a Track & Field Olympic gold medalist and Athlete Ambassador for the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). Trotter will be speaking in the Auditorium at The New Balance Track & Field Center at The Armory in New York City, N.Y. on Friday, March 9, 2012 at 6:30 p.m.
Trotter will share her experience as an Olympic Gold Medalist, and talk about the importance of fair play, clean sport and the life lessons she has learned as an athlete. She will also talk about her perspective on the impact of anti-doping programs and how important it is to have a level playing field in sport. Trotter, who participates in the USADA Athlete Ambassador program, is an outspoken advocate for clean competition and combating the use of performance-enhancing drugs in sport.
When: Friday, March 9, 2011 at 6:30 p.m. (media should arrive at 5:45 p.m. to get set up prior to the event starting at 6 p.m.)
Where: The New Balance Track & Field Center at The Armory
For directions to the facility please see: http://www.armorytrack.com/News/Category/Armory
For further information about Dee Dee Trotter, or to schedule an interview with her regarding this engagement, please contact USADA Media Relations Manager, Annie Skinner at (719)785-2046 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
For more information about the New Balance Indoor Nationals please go to http://www.nationalscholastic.org/nbin
USADA is the non-profit, independent and non-governmental entity responsible for the testing and results management process in the U.S. for athletes in the Olympic and Paralympic Movement, upholding the Olympic ideal of fair play, and representing the interests of athletes. USADA is dedicated to preserving the integrity of sport through research initiatives and educational programs.