Olympian Melanie Roach Appears on

Today

United States Olympic weightlifter Melanie Roach, the mother of a child with autism, appeared on NBC's Today Show on August 6, 2008, and discussed her athletic career and her family. View the segment below.

On Saturday, July 19, 2008 Roach served as Honorary Walk Chair for the fourth annual Tacoma Walk Now for Autism. Watch video hightlights below and read more about the walk here