Youth community sports: To parents, youth sports an 'athletic arms race'
By Martha Irvine
Published: Wednesday, Nov. 21 2012 10:00 a.m. MST
Parents are driven by a desire to help their children stand out and the fear that, if they don't, their kids will be left behind. To keep pace, they're often traveling hundreds if not thousands of miles a year for games and tournaments.
“What does it say about our culture that we go to this extreme? And that we push our kids to this extreme?”
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