Program Description

The World Fit Program includes the following five components:

1. World Fit School Adoption

Olympians and Paralympian are paired with schools in the region where they live.

2. The World Fit Walk

Beginning on a Monday after spring break and ending six weeks later (typically about two weeks before school ends), students participated in a daily walking program of a minimum of 20 minutes on campus, including teachers and parents.

3. Online Community

The World Fit website is an on-line environment that facilitates interaction between Olympians and Paralympians, families, students, and buddies.

4. World Fit Olympian Mentorship

Olympians/Paralympians visit each participating school during the six-week World Fit Walk to address the student body about the importance of lifelong fitness and good health.

5. World Fit Awards

At the completion of the World Fit Walk program, students who reach milestone goals will receive World Fit certificates and awards for their achievement.

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