will feature blogs and personal photos from each athlete
-- The Raising Future Champions community forum, where users can share
their personal stories about memorable sports moments in their
-- A Share Your Shout Out graffiti wall, where visitors can express their
U.S. team pride and support by typing in words of encouragement.
The Family Room will also feature information about products from the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies and numerous links to NBCOlympics.com's complimentary coverage of the eight highlighted athletes, including how the athletes are faring in pre-Olympic competitions, news about their international rivals, previews of their events in Beijing, expert blogs, and robust photo and video galleries.
Throughout the duration of the program, viewers can expect to see
vignettes and promos for The Family Room across numerous NBC Universal
platforms, including Early Today, Today, MSNBC, USA Network, iVillage and
various NBC affiliates across the country.
Viewers will follow these compelling storylines in The Family Room:
-- Tina Ellertson (Soccer) -- When an unplanned pregnancy at age 18
threatened her collegiate soccer career, Tina postponed school and gave
birth to daughter MacKenzie. Now, at age 26, she's a defender on the
U.S. Soccer Team, is married to MacKenzie's dad and is currently
expecting their second child. Now Tina attempts to ready herself
physically and emotionally for the chance to finally have her Olympic
moment just months after giving birth.
-- Paul & Morgan Hamm (Gymnastics) -- Paul is arguably the best male
|SOURCE Johnson & Johnson|
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