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Special Olympics athletes hitting the slopes in preparation for nationals

EDMONTON- They hit the slopes at Edmonton’s Snow Valley Ski Club with smiles on their faces.

“You’ll see their faces coming down the hill and it will be all worth it,” said Charlene Grey, sports coordinator with Special Olympics Edmonton. 206 more words


Zak Zimbile – Camp Rhino

Here we have competitor Zak, age 27, Las Vegas, NV.

Athletic background?  I played ice hockey, golf and soccer throughout high school, but stopped playing competitively once in college. 749 more words


What Do You Look For In A Massage?

There are the typical responses: relaxation, stress relief, muscle tension; and (from my experience) the most used technique: gliding strokes. These are all great, but what if you’re looking for something more therapeutic or even rehabilitative? 135 more words

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Athletic Allies

JMHS Girl’s Basketball Team wearing purple headbands for dating violence prevention.

When I started this program, I was new to the school and the area, I had no career or community connections. 370 more words

Sara's Soundcheck

Sports Prompt

Ultimate Frisbee is rapidly gaining popularity while older events, such as Curling, have maintained their competitive nature. Famous sports, such as Quidditch, were conceived in print and realized as a sport ( 89 more words

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Okanagan gymnasts gear up for Winter Games

PENTICTON, B.C. – The south Okanagan city of Penticton is about to host 1,700 athletes from around the province for the B.C. Winter Games.

Kelowna gymnasts are among those looking to climb their way to the podium. 122 more words


Wilma Rudolph

Wilma Rudolph discusses in this video her athletic accomplishments and struggles during her young life. She reveals that there is a high level of motivation required to remain competitive in athletics. 18 more words

Athletic Women