Monday, August 13, 2012
Foster, Love, Parker in Disney's 'TRYathlon'
By Playbook Trending
Houston Texans running back Arian Foster said, "I hope we inspire someone out there."
Today, Disney XD will air the first Disney "TRYathlon," featuring three kids teaming with their favorite Disney XD stars and professional athletes -- NFL star Arian Foster (Houston Texans), NBA star Kevin Love (Minnesota Timberwolves) and WNBA star Candace Parker (Los Angeles Sparks) -- serving as their coaches. The teams will compete in a series of challenges that will test their skills, utilize teamwork, endurance and abilities. The "TRYathlon" is part of Disney Magic of Healthy Living, a program that celebrates kids and families discovering fun ways to be healthy.
“With the increase in obesity and diabetes in our youth, I was really moved to be a part of this Disney TRYathlon, in an effort to encourage kids worldwide to live active lives," Foster said in a statement. "The stability of our tomorrow resides in the health of our children, I really enjoyed myself and I hope we inspire someone out there.”
Minnesota Timberwolves power forward Kevin Love takes part in Disney XD's "TRYathlon."