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Olympaholic Love: Coca-Cola 8-Pack of Athletes

Posted Jul 17 2012 10:30pm

As Emily mentioned last week, we are ambassadors or Coca-Cola’s Olympic 8-Pack of Atheletes program. We are both REALLY excited about this because we loooooove the Olympics and Coke! (Emily likes Diet, I like Vanilla!)

The Coca-Cola 8-pack of Athletes is a group of Olympic athletes who are now being featured on MyCokeRewards.com . You can log on to My Coke Rewards and take a quiz about the featured athletes at MyCokeRewards.com/theolympics .  Emily and I are SO COOL that we even have our very own athlete.  Ok, she’s not like, ours personally, but we do get to feature her which is pretty cool!  She is 23-year-old soccer forward Alex Morgan.

Alex played college soccer at UC Berkeley and is tied for third place all-time scorer in the state of California with 45 goals!   She was also the first California Golden Bears Women’s Soccer Player to be drafted in the first round of Women’s Professional Soccer, and  last summer she was the youngest player named to the United States’ World Cup team roster.  She ain’t messing around, folks. Alex’s favorite thing about soccer is that is a TEAM sport, and her theme for her Olympic experience and Coca-Cola 8-pack athlete experience is togetherness.  I love this because it’s such an important lesson that I’m working on with my kids right now; it’s a sporting lesson that can be applied to every area of life. As families, we are teams, I am working with my older two on how we have to do what’s best for our family as a whole, as a team, even if it may not be what we individually want to do at that moment! (Read: you cannot play upstairs when the baby is asleep.  Because it is the best thing for our family if the baby SLEEPS!)

Here’s a 30-second clip of Alex and some of her fellow Coca-Cola 8-packers talking about some amazing sporting moments in their lives:

Want to find out more about Alex?  Well, just head over to MyCokeRewards.com/theolympic s and take her quiz!  While you’re there, check out the other great 8-pack athletes whose quizzes have already been unlocked.

GO Team USA, and good luck Alex and the US Women’s Olympic Soccer team!  Thanks Coca-Cola for supporting our Olympic athletes!

Stay tuned, on Friday we have a great Olympic giveaway coming to you from Coca-Cola.

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We’re working with Coca-Cola as  8-Pack Ambassadors.  All opinions expressed in the post are our own and not those of The Coca-Cola Company.

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