If fine and sexy are two things you like in Olympic athletes, then hurdler David Oliver is your man. The 2008 bronze medalist in the 110m hurdles is not just fast on the track, he’s 6’2 and gorgeous. Oh, and did we mention he’s educated? He was a two-sport star at Howard University (track and football), the first to in the school’s history to be a two-time All-American in any sport and 2004 graduate in marketing.
Still an Olympic hopeful for 2012, (teams won’t be solidified until after the upcoming Track and Field trials) Oliver has teamed up with Coca-Coca for a My Coke Rewards promotion, “On the Go With D.O.” As one of Coca-Cola’s “8-pack of athletes” for the Summer Olympics in London, Oliver is part of a contest that can send him to your child’s school for a special Field Day experience where he’ll talk about fitness and sportsmanship. All you have to do is purchase Coca-Cola and donate points under-the-cap or on the package to your child's school on MyCokeRewards.com/FieldDay, now through August 12.
You can also support David directly as he trains for the London Olympics this year by submitting a photo and some inspiring words that include the phrase "Coca-Cola 8-pack" or "Team USA", to www.coke.com/cheers. Your submission could be featured on Coca-Cola's digital billboard in Times Square on July 18. And if you want a more personal connection with Oliver, join his Tweet-up tonight from 7-8 p.m. EST. To join, post a question using the hashtag, #DOFieldDay.
The U.S. Olympic team trials for track and field will be held in Portland, Oregon from June 21 to July 1 and will be broadcast on NBC, the network also broadcasting the Olympics live from London from July 27 – August 12.