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These Student-Athletes Can Use a Hand!

Those of you who know me may recall that in Windhoek, I was quite active in teaching Namibian teens to swim, and training them to compete in multisport competitions involving swimming, running, and/or cycling.  The story of one of these … Continue reading

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From the Township to the Championship: The Amazing Story Behind One Photo

This is Sofia Simon, a fifteen-year-old, in Giza, Egypt.  She’s on a layover in Cairo, on her way to compete in the World Biathle Championships in Cyprus.  Never heard of biathle?  Eighteen months ago, neither had Sofia.  Eighteen months ago, … Continue reading

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