I was privileged to meet and get to know many of the original Walt Disney World Moms Panel members and found them all to be incredibly nice, knowledgeable people. I am still friends with many of them years later. Disney’s genius idea that fans can… Read More »Get to Know the 2017 Disney Parks Moms Panel
I’ve often thought of ESPN Wide World of Sports complex as Walt Disney World’s unheralded fifth gate. Many guests spend at least part of their Orlando vacation there either participating in or watching a sport. We also know that EPSN is a huge part of… Read More »Is ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex Disney World’s 5th Gate?
While on vacation with his family, Brazilian soccer (aka football) star Kaka took a few moments to pose and kick around a soccer ball with Mickey Mouse at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. Later the Real Madrid player, whose real name is Ricardo Izecson… Read More »Brazilian Soccer Star Kaka Plays With Mickey Mouse at ESPN Wide World of Sports
They may be out of the Summer Olympics, but the U.S. Men’s National soccer team is still competing. And the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex has scored another soccer related coup with the team training there at through May 24 in preparation for an… Read More »US Men’s National Soccer Team to Train at ESPN WWOS Complex
Walt Disney World is known for attracting tourists from around the world to visit it’s beautiful parks and resorts, but in the sports world it’s also known as a world class training facility. Competitors like Olympic Medalist David Payne stop by to train and try… Read More »Olympic Competitor David Payne at ESPN Wide World Of Sports in a Lighter Moment
After a brief illness, Kalina, the first Killer Whale born at the SeaWorld Orlando facility, has died. Kalina was 25 years old and had given birth to several calves of her own. An exact cause of death will be determined after a necropsy. This continues… Read More »First Killer Whale ever born at SeaWorld Orlando dies at age 25
In December of 1935 Walt Disney sent an 8-page memo to Don Graham, a Chouinard Art Institute animation instructor, with suggestions on how to train animators to be prepared for the intensive Walt Disney Studios animation process. This missive helped elevate Disney’s product to the… Read More »Walt Disney’s Secret Sauce – How to Train an Animator
The folks out west must be jealous that EPCOT has just kicked off it’s food and wine festival. They’ve released this video that provides a peak backstage at a unique opportunity for Disneyland Resort cast members – a culinary academy. Disney’s Culinary Academy is a… Read More »Disneyland Culinary Academy