Article written by the Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Sports Commission. The original version of this article can be viewed HERE.
Gulf Shores – April 27, 2012 - BP America is bringing the United States Olympic Committee’s Road to London Fan Zone to the 2012 AHSAA State Track Championships. BP America is a proud sponsor of Team USA through 2016. Over 1500 student-athletes representing classes 4A through 6A will compete in the two-day event, featuring 17 events, such as shot put, discus, javelin, long jump, triple jump, pole vault, hurdles, dash and relay.
The USOC’s Road to London Fan Zone is a family-friendly interactive experience that brings the excitement of the Olympic Games directly to the fans. Attendees are immersed in the atmosphere of the Games through skill challenges which are set up at six different stations. Everyone who completes the challenges in the Fan Zone receives a Team USA giveaway. This event is completely free to the public.
BP has also scheduled Olympic and Paralympic athletes to take part in the festivities, including: three-time Olympic track and field gold medalist Gail Devers, two-time Olympic track and field silver medalist Terrence Trammell, Olympic track and field athlete Trey Hardee, and paralympic javelin silver medalist Scott Danberg.
When: Fan Zone – 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, May 4th and 5th
Where: Gulf Shores Sportsplex, 19025 Oak Road West, Gulf Shores, AL 36542
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