GIF: Olympic champion Helen Maroulis lifts Teddy Roosevelt after presidents race win

Nats racing president Teddy Roosevelt spent the day on the National Mall Thursday, helping the National Park Service celebrate its 100th anniversary. The same night at Nationals Park, the Park Service returned the favor by having park rangers on hand to helping Roosevelt take in the sights during the 4th inning presidents race. Teddy snapped … Continue reading GIF: Olympic champion Helen Maroulis lifts Teddy Roosevelt after presidents race win

Racing presidents resume Olympic tributes with team rowing, Flintstones-style

After an epic Star Wars Day battle on Saturday, the Nationals racing presidents resumed their Olympic tributes Sunday at Nationals Park with a team rowing competition. The presidents held up their “boats” as they scampered Flintstones-style across the warning track while paddling with a single oar. The unlikely team of Abe Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt, and … Continue reading Racing presidents resume Olympic tributes with team rowing, Flintstones-style

Photos and video from Star Wars day at Nationals Park, including the racing presidents epic battle vs the dark side

Temperatures hovered around 100 degrees Saturday night, but that didn’t stop a sellout crowd from joining in the fun on the second annual Star Wars Day at Nationals Park. Star Wars themed organ music and graphics punctuated the night, costumed fans were featured on Nats HD, and dozens of costumed characters roamed the concourse, adding … Continue reading Photos and video from Star Wars day at Nationals Park, including the racing presidents epic battle vs the dark side

Nats racing presidents try Olympic-style synchronized diving, and it’s not pretty

The Nationals racing presidents continued their series-long tribute to the Rio summer Olympics on Friday night at Nationals Park, and if you didn’t think it was possible to take the silliness to another level, here’s your evidence to the contrary. Wearing what could best be described as giant shower caps, the presidents paired off for … Continue reading Nats racing presidents try Olympic-style synchronized diving, and it’s not pretty

Video: Nats Racing president Teddy Roosevelt disqualified as Olympic tributes continue

The Washington Nationals racing presidents continued their tribute to the Rio Olympics Tuesday night at Nationals Park, this time with an equestrian event that featured the ten-foot tall presidents jumping over obstacles while running with stick horses between their legs. The task proved to difficult for lanky Abe Lincoln, who fell down early, but Teddy … Continue reading Video: Nats Racing president Teddy Roosevelt disqualified as Olympic tributes continue

Video: Coolidge returns, Teddy teams with Lincoln and Taft as Nats racing presidents run Olympic triathlon relay

The Nationals racing presidents’ tribute to the Rio Olympics continued Saturday night with an unlikely triathlon relay that teamed Teddy Roosevelt with longtime rivals Abraham Lincoln and William Howard Taft. Visiting president Herbert Hoover is in Iowa for the Herbert Hoover Hometown Days, and so the 2015 visiting president Calvin Coolidge made a return appearance to … Continue reading Video: Coolidge returns, Teddy teams with Lincoln and Taft as Nats racing presidents run Olympic triathlon relay