Olympians Burckle and Craig hosting event for young athletes

Olympians to host event for youth athletes

CARPINTERIA, Calif. - Former U.S. Olympians Caroline Burckle and Kami Craig are teaming up to offer young athletes a chance to learn mental techniques that will help them in sport.

They are hosting a RISEmind event at the Padaro Beach Grill in Carpinteria on September 14.

For two hours athletes will learn techniques to develop a mindset of a champion.

Visualization and self-talk techniques will also be taught.

The event is for athletes 13-18 years old and will be limited to 35 young adults.

Craig won two Olympic gold medals and a silver with Team USA Women's Water Polo and is a graduate of Santa Barbara High School.

Burckle captured bronze in the 2008 Olympic 4x200 meter freestyle relay for U.S. Women's Swimming.

For more information on this event and where you can get tickets, visit

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