Competition http://iowapublicradio.org en Children and Parents Feel Pressure to Specialize in Sports http://iowapublicradio.org/post/children-and-parents-feel-pressure-specialize-sports <p>The Winter Olympics begin tomorrow, which got us thinking about the young athletes who will be watching the games... who may one day compete at state, national , or international levels.</p><p>Now more than ever, children and their parents are faced with the decision of whether or not to specialize in a sport at an early age – some children being only a few years old. Today on Talk of Iowa, we explore the concept of specializing children in sports.</p> Wed, 05 Feb 2014 23:16:09 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Emily Woodbury 35842 at http://iowapublicradio.org Children and Parents Feel Pressure to Specialize in Sports Inaugural Tuk Tuk Goose Race http://iowapublicradio.org/post/inaugural-tuk-tuk-goose-race <p>In India, motorized rickshaws serve as taxis for short trips. In America, these vehicles are rare but over the weekend you could see them in Iowa albeit for a different purpose. A Des Moines businessman organized a rickshaw race, called “Tuk Tuk Goose”.</p><p></p> Mon, 29 Oct 2012 10:52:24 +0000 John Pemble 9938 at http://iowapublicradio.org Inaugural Tuk Tuk Goose Race