Fun Fact: This year 10 500 athletes from 206 countries will compete in the Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Activity 1: New Zealand will be sending approximately 76 athletes to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in August to compete in the Summer Olympic Games. To learn more about these amazing athletes you can read their biographies on the New Zealand Olympic team website. Each athlete has their own page dedicated to them.
For this activity, please choose one of the athletes listed on the Rio Olympic Athletes page, read about them and then write a short description of them on your blog. In the blog please include their name, their sport, and three interesting facts about them.
For the athlet I have chosen is Valarie Adams, the sports she plays is Shot put.
* Valerie Adams grew up with 17 siblings who also become professional athletes.
* Her brother is Steven Adams, a Center for the Oklahoma city thunder.
* Valarie is 6 foot tall