Olympic Luger Chris Mazdzer's Causes

Luge athlete Chris Mazdzer shares his secret to success and what he does to give back to young children.

Olympic athlete Chris Mazdzer of Team USA recently took home the silver medal in the individual men's luge event at the 23rd Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. He credits the HealthPak from USANA Health Sciences for keeping him in optimal shape during training and competition. The HealthPak consists of six tablets that provide antioxidants, minerals, and vitamins that support cellular health. Learn more about USANA and the HealthPak.

In addition to racing down icy tracks, he is also an Athlete Mentor for Classroom Champions, a non-profit organization that connects Olympic and Paralympic athletes with students in classrooms across North America. For more information about Classroom Champions, including an upcoming chat with Mazdzer and other Olympians, print out this one-sheet for easy reference.

Will you ever feel comfortable in your own skin? That is, if you don't make an effort to protect it? Although 64% of adults do report wearing sunscreen when outside for prolonged periods of time, it turns out that only about 10% of people surveyed actually protect themselves daily, according to a recent review.

No matter what your skin tone is, unless you live in a cave with no sunlight, daily protection with either sunscreen, sunblock or protective clothing can not only protect you from developing sunburns (ouch!) but can significantly reduce your risk of developing skin cancer, particularly the deadliest type called melanoma. In addition, for those of you wanting to keep your youthful looks, daily sunscreen has been shown to reduce the development of wrinkles. A great teacher once told me that the best way to not have wrinkles is not to get them in the first place (think of how much money you can save on useless creams that claim to diminish wrinkles).

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