Tag: Rio Olympics

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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20
Mar

The Relay

Muhammad Ali, Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods, Serena Williams, Tom Brady, Michael Phelps, Cristiano Ronaldo. Every sport has that one athlete that the rules don’t really apply to. The one athlete that no matter how much time has gone by, will always be considered one of the greatest.

13
Jan

The Tweet of a Lifetime

Thursday, July 28th, 2011 at 2:28pm I tweeted, “In 2016 I will be 22, graduated from a school I have not chosen yet, and going to the olympics (:” I wasn’t just a teenage girl dreaming, I was a teenage girl making a plan for her life. Let me take you back to 2011. Game of Thrones premiered on HBO

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13
Jan

Making the Team

Heading into the longest, biggest and most important meet I had ever competed in, I was physically and mentally in the best shape of my life. I had never felt more prepared to run a race and since no one had any expectations from me, I felt absolutely no pressure. There are countless people who have contributed to my athletic

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