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Helping Hands to Make Olympic Planning Easier

If you didn't know athletes have handlers that help plan their entire days and schedules.
Sochi, Russia (Neile Jones) If you didn't know athletes have handlers that help plan their entire days and schedules.

But what about their families?

KTVE's Neile Jones caught with a group at a local restaurant traveling with agency that takes care of it all. The founder explains how his company came about.


For many families wanting to watch their loved ones compete at their peak ---the idea of planning and pricing out that kind of trip can be overwhelming

Something Adam Daily knows all about.

"My wife and I competed at the Olympic trials and we were razorbacks in e year 200 and our entire families came out and watched and we knew we prob didn't have a very good chance of making the team but they all still wanted to be out there."

And it's a moment. No parent wants to miss.

"It's a once in a lifetime opportunity it's not not even once in a lifetime for most people the rare athletes that gets to go their families definitely have to be there to see that"

Now a company he founded in the States called Ludes tours helps other family's avoid becoming over whelmed when the chance to podium arrives.

Families like Mary Antoine whose son Matt is here to compete In the Skelton.

"Mary-oh my gosh it's so much larger than we thought it was".

It's a big thing for us to be able to take care of these athletes and their families for the most part they don't get much support they qualify late bc the u.s.o.c. wants to sent the best team possible so they want the people in the best shape at the last minute unfortunately that leaves the families in this awkward position of where to I go what do I who do I book and what happens.

And that's where the company he founded comes in--- Skoping out towns, restaurants, transportation you name it... All so families like Mary's.

"This is his first Olympics I do tonic whose more excited him or me. It's really thrilling to be here it's been 11 years in the making to get to the Olympics".
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