Harlem Lacrosse to Honor Dom Starsia at Annual Benefit

ljg7tumjhdh9n25fHarlem Lacrosse executive board member Dom Starsia will be honored at Harlem Lacrosse’s annual benefit for his inspirational leadership as an ambassador for Harlem Lacrosse, his commitment to serving young people and his continued efforts to promote educational opportunity and grow the game responsibly. Continue Reading →

“Deerfoot” Baseball Athletic Club Team Harlem NY 1890-1900

deer-baseball-atheltic-club-harlem-ny1It’s a photograph of the Deerfoot Baseball Athletic Club team in Harlem around 1890-1900. We think the gentlemen in suites are the coach in the center and maybe the manager to the far left of the frame.

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Kareem Campbell, Harlem’s First Professional Skateboarder (video)

kareem_campbell_2004Kareem Campbell (nickname ‘Reemo’), was born November 14, 1973 in Harlem, New York, is a designer, actor, fashion, music, and Harlem’s first professional skateboarder. Continue Reading →

Harlem Coached Ibtihaj Muhammad, U.S. Capture Bronze In Team Sabre Event

Ibtihaj MuhammadIn an earlier article Harlem World Magazine reported that Harlem’s Akhnaten Spencer-El Coaches Columbia Students And The First Muslim Woman Ibtihaj Muhammad in A Hijab Repping USA At The Olympics. Continue Reading →

Fiji — The ‘Harlem Globetrotters Of Rugby’ — Wins Gold For Nation’s First Olympic Medal

rugbyFiji men’s rugby sevens Coach Ben Ryan calls his team the “Harlem Globetrotters of rugby.”  Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Ralph Lauren’s Meet Our Athlete, USA Olympian Jordan Burroughs

raplh lauren1As part of our coverage of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, the freestyle wrestler and 2012 Olympic gold medalist shares what goes through his mind on the mat, and what motivates him in his quest to become the best wrestler in the world. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Akhnaten Spencer-El Coaches Columbia Students And The First Muslim Woman in A Hijab Repping USA At The Olympics

harlem in rioHarlem’s Columbia  Olympic Foilist Nzingha Prescod (CC’15) and Columbia Sabre Coach and Harlem born Akhnaten Spencer-El will represent the U.S. Olympic Fencing Team.

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Harlem’s Nelson Vails, The First African-American Cyclist To Win An Olympic Medal 1960 – (Video)

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Nelson Beasley Vails, born October 13, 1960 – , retired cyclist came from Harlem bike messenger to the podium of the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, CA.

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10 Life Lessons Everyone Can Learn from Olympic Athletes

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By Steve Siebold

All eyes are on Rio for the next two weeks as the world’s greatest athletes compete in the 2016 Summer Games.  While it’s great to enjoy the games, there are actually some very important lessons that everyone can learn from watching Olympic athletes.    Continue Reading →

Harlem Born Olympian Akhnaten “Akhi” Spencer-El, Is Our Man In Rio

Akhi_by_MikeDoteAkhnaten “Akhi” Spencer-El, 1979 – present, Spencer El is a 2009 graduate of Semmelweis University in Budapest, Hungary where he completed his Maestro’s degree. A native of Harlem, Spencer-El started fencing at the Peter Westbrook Foundation at the age of 13. Continue Reading →