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The Riekes Center reflects real world diversity, and our recent visitors from Australia demonstrate that. From Sunday, June 21st to Wednesday June 24th we hosted a group of young people from the program Hoops International – Australia. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Hoops International is a nonprofit organization with the motto: “off […]Continue Reading →
Is there a correct way to stand up from your chair? Here at the Riekes Center, we value the importance of training safely for the sake of our students’ well being. Our amazing athletic fitness team pays close attention to each student’s posture. Posture plays an essential role in anyone’s success, including our […]Continue Reading →
By Monica Ho Ehlers January 15, 2014
On October 25, 2013 By sharon
September 18, 2013
Whether it was playing the English horn for Stanford’s orchestra or as a wide receiver for the football team, Gary Riekes has always had a passion for music and sports. After sustaining a debilitating back injury during his sophomore year, he realized another talent—helping […]Continue Reading →
On August 15, 2013 By sharon
USOC December 22, 2011 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Today the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) announced that more than $4.4 million in funds from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has been awarded to 95 community-based organizations in support of Paralympic sport and physical activity programs for disabled Veterans and disabled members of the Armed Forces. […]Continue Reading →
The Riekes Center for Human Enhancement is excited to introduce our new and improved Acceleration Program – RISE-UP. As competition on the athletic field continuously gets tougher, the benefits of RISE-UP increase due to the tangible competitive advantages they give our athletes.
RISE-UP enables participants to measurably run faster (speed), jump higher (explosiveness), improve agility […]Continue Reading →