Tag: athlete

27
May

Rehab for Life

Original Article by Rick Armstrong found here. Morolake Akinosun understands how it sounds unorthodox, but it made perfect sense to her to take a break in the middle of rehabilitation from surgery on her Achilles tendon. In hindsight, I believe she was right. We can all benefit from a little “me time.” Akinosun, a Waubonsie Valley graduate who turned 26 last

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22
Apr

Unlikely Trio Makes Women’s 100m Team

Original Story Found Here By: Kevin Sully in FloTrack News on July 27, 2019 Between the three, there are Olympic gold medals, NCAA titles and numerous spots on the U.S. national teams. They span five years in age, but their stories share common threads. Alongside the success, there have been surgeries—on the knee and Achilles— torn hamstrings, struggles with confidence

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22
Apr

Olympic gold medalist Morolake Akinosun set to battle back from Achilles injury

Original Story Found Here By: Rick Armstrong in The Beacon-News; 06/13/2018 Morolake Akinosun knows the right Achilles tendon she tore this past winter at an indoor track meet could be a career-threatening injury. But as the elite sprinter from Aurora gets ready to dive into what will be a long rehabilitation, it’s good to see she hasn’t lost her drive

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