Wordless Wednesday: Florida-Olympic Connection

In the spirit of the Olympics, here’s a shot of skates signed by Florida Olympians Caydee Denney & Jeremy Barrett and Amanda Evora & Mark Ladwig, pairs figure skaters who represented Team USA earlier this week in Vancouver. The skates were auctioned off during their send off party in Ellenton, Fla., last month, to raise funds for family to travel to Vancouver.

Florida Skaters Compete in 2010 Winter Olympics

Florida Skaters Compete in 2010 Winter Olympics

Related articles:
Quirky Kitsch Girl’s Blog: Bidding Olympic Skaters Good Luck in 2010 Olympics
Photos (on Flickr): Jan. 30 Send Off Party


Author: Solo Travel Girl Admin

Originally from Buffalo, N.Y., a hiking trail led Solo Travel Girl, to a career path in tourism. She has worked in the tourism industry for more than 20 years including 10 years with a park management company in Yellowstone, Death Valley and Everglades National Park. She currently lives in Southwest Florida, and maintains this travel blog with the goal of inspiring others to travel alone, not lonely.

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