Peruvian Olympian in a Race Against Parkinson’s

by WALTER RHEIN about 20 hours ago in CELEBRITIES Despite the disease, Roberto Carcelen has his sights set on Beijing. Roberto Carcelen made history at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics when he became the first Peruvian to compete in the winter Olympics. Peru is a proud country with a rich history of athletic competition, but the moderate temperature makes training Continue reading Peruvian Olympian in a Race Against Parkinson’s

‘Carcelén’ Film

“Carcelén,” documentary film about Roberto Carcelén, two-time Olympian, philanthropist, and Parkinson’s advocate, enters production in New York City and Palm Beach, Florida. I am excited to announce a web series and feature documentary about my training and competition to enter the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, and Parkinson’s Disease advocacy. Episodes will be filmed on location Continue reading ‘Carcelén’ Film

Working on Parkinson’s Disease research in Peru

It is over two months since The Roberto Carcelen Foundation (RCF) extended its mission statement reach and added Parkinson’s Disease research to its charitable efforts. After successfully meeting with the directors of the Peruvian Institute of Neurological Sciences (INCN), The Roberto Carcelen Foundation is currently working on supporting the INCN on data research. The RCF Continue reading Working on Parkinson’s Disease research in Peru

Exercising with Parkinson’s Disease.

A critical fact in slowing Parkinson’s disease progression is exercising. Working out helps to keep in check triggers such as stress and anxiety. There are several exercising options out there, some better than others based on your ongoing Parkinson’s symptoms. I used to run about 60 miles a week and enjoyed it but now my Continue reading Exercising with Parkinson’s Disease.

The crazy world of Roberto Carcelén.

by Allen Schauffler Riding along through life with Roberto Carcelen is never a predictable and boring ride; I know, I’ve been on Carcelen roller-coaster for more than a decade. We met back in 2008 when I was working as a reporter and news anchor for KING in Seattle and was prepping for the upcoming 2010 Olympic Winter Continue reading The crazy world of Roberto Carcelén.

Healing diet

About nine years ago, right after my first Olympics, I developed some severe health issues. I counted visiting 15 specialists in one year, from neurologists, rheumatologists to cardiologists. No one knew what I had. I experienced fibromyalgia symptoms, joint and muscle pain, numbed legs and arms, extreme fatigue, ligaments and tendons weakness, dizziness, a horrible Continue reading Healing diet