Team Italy's Erika Piancastelli featured in Athletes for Hope At Home Workouts

Team Italy softball captain Erika Piancastelli is featured with USA Track and Field stars Kendra Chambers and Adam Durham as well as Louisiana State University Volleyball standout Sydney Mukes in Athletes for Hope At Home Workouts for Kids Volume 2 on YouTube. The video clip is nearly nine minutes in length. After short introductions from all the athletes in the beginning, Team Italy's Erika Piancastelli appears just before the five-minute mark when she demonstrates both the Split Squat and the Triceps Dip using a chair.

Athletes for Hope is a non-profit organization founded in 2007 by Andre Agassi, Muhammad Ali, Lance Armstrong, Warrick Dunn, Jeff Gordon, Mia Hamm, Tony Hawk, Andrea Jaeger, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Mario Lemieux, Alonzo Mourning, and Cal Ripken, Jr. With a motto of "Pass the Passion", Athletes for Hope's mission is to educate, encourage and assist athletes in their efforts to contribute to community and charitable causes, to increase public awareness of those efforts, and to inspire others to do the same. Forza #Italia!

by Roberto Angotti