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Suzy Chaffee

Suzy Chaffee
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Suzy "Chapstick" Chaffee Bio - as first woman on the USOC board in the 70s, she led the successful reform of the Olympic Rules with Legends like Bill Bradley, Muhammad Ali, Jack Kelly, Kip Keino, which leveled the playing fields with the government supported countries through Madison Ave, then led the Title IX March in DC. In 1996 she co-founded the Native American Olympic Team Foundation that has inspired ski areas across the US and Canada to invite tribal youth to share the joy of skiing with over 10,000 youth, which inspires their Elders to lead snowdances that have saved ski areas from droughts for 55 years. At the request of SLOC, she orchestrated a snowdance that restored their snow and also a Native ceremony with Ali, that protected Utah from expected terrorism, and every Olympics since then, including RIO!
Women's Summit

Opinion: Women’s Summit Shows How North Americans can Trigger a $5.3 Trillion Economic Boost

OPINION: The inaugural International Women's Awakening Summit in December, in Baja Mexico's magical Todos Santos hosted over 90 participants at Cuatros Vientos (4 Winds) Yoga Center. Here are the most effective ways pioneering women have been restoring the yin-yang balance and enriching their families, communities, industries, and countries.
amazing coral growth at the World Aquarium

Opinion: Olympians Partnering with the U.N. so Tokyo’s 2020 Games Swimmable, S. Korea Skiable

OPINION: RIO was a huge wake-up call that Global Warming has hit the Olympics. Senator Bernie Sanders said in September that global warming is accelerating and more dire than projected. After seeing that August Ties July For Hottest Month Ever (Popular Science), I asked the UN’s top Ocean consultant Leonard Sonnenschein, what are the chances of swimming in the Tokyo Olympic waters in 2020, and snow at the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea, if our governments do not act quickly enough?

Mt. Ashland Oregon Welcomes Major Snowstorm after ‘First Snows Ceremony’ to end drought

OPINION: Mt. Ashland Oregon welcomed the biggest storm on the West Coast in five years after praying at their 'First Snows Mountain Blessing' ceremony on November 23, 2014, for snow to help end the Pacific Coast drought. Two weeks later, a winter storm drenched the Pacific Coast and covered Mt. Ashland with a beautiful bright blanket of powder, as shown below.
UN Zika Solution

UN Zika Solution to Protect RIO Olympians and Children

Finally, a solution to protect or heal everyone from Zika and other Mosquitoes. Following RIO's "awesome" first Green Opening Ceremonies, here is a chance...
Did an Oceandance

Did an Oceandance Turn Puerto Vallarta’s Bay Turquoise?

OPINION: People are buzzing how Puerto Vallarta’s Banderas Bay is a splendid turquoise, especially on sunny cloudless calm days. “This is the most turquoise I have seen in the bay in 15 years,” said iconic fisherman Phil Kerr. Could it be from the unprecedented friendly luminescent blue jellyfish that came here and ate up toxins following our Azteca-Cherokee-led oceandance at Los Muertos Pier on December 12?
Suzy Dancers

Tribes of Americas Oceandance in Mexico in Gratitude for Paris and to Heal Oceans after 337 Whales Died

OPINION: On December 12, the Azteca, Cherokee and Apaches in Puerto Vallarta joyously led an oceandance on Los Muertos pier in gratitude for humanity’s Paris victories: 200 UN countries signing an accord toward saving Earth for the Children by limiting global warming.
Mt Abram Ski Area

Opinion: $3.4 Trillion ‘Divestments’ can get Ski Areas and Tribes Clean Energy to Extend Snow and Shorelines

Skiers, Youth, Eco Activists, Indigenous, Spiritual Leaders Unite at Paris -- Ways YOU can help NOW Humanity owes a debt of gratitude to 350.org, founded...
How Is Puerto Vallarta Still Standing

Opinion: How Is Puerto Vallarta Still Standing?

OPINION: It was a miracle that Mexico’s jewel, Puerto Vallarta, was not wiped off the map with Patricia’s 220 mph winds on Friday October 23, and not one life was lost. The U.N. reported that “Patricia had accelerated to that of Typhoon Haiyan, which displaced millions of people and left 7,300 dead in the Philippines in 2013.”
Cabo Corrientes Vortex

Opinion: Mexico Poised to Grow Healthiest Astronaut Food

OPINION: The Mexican Space Agency is hosting the 2016 International Space Congress in Mexico City, so the world spotlight will be on ‘what could this developing country bring to the launch pad?’
Global Celebrations of Solstice

Global Celebrations of Solstice This June 21, 2015

OPINION: From the Big Apple to Mexico’s Puerto Vallarta, people are understanding the importance of giving gratitude to Mother Earth on the Solstice for all Her gifts, like the gentle rains and snows. And multi-cultural groups around the world are hosting an unprecedented number of ceremonies this June 21st.

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