My Olympic Moment

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from The Athlete’s Voice The childhood dreams of a 9-year-old winning an Olympic Gold on behalf of his country never included a side of fries and a free toy. TFAA President and 2004 Olympic Gold Medalist, Adam Nelson, to testify

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Overcoming Judgement

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as originally posted on ZGirls I was standing in the cafeteria, about 100 yards long, amongst hundreds of Olympians and had to find a seat. As I looked around I judged every athlete around me. That person has 50k followers

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Remembering Granny

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from Sandi’s Facebook 8 years ago, I went on a cruise with my best friend Stephanie Rivers and her family. I remember her telling me we had to room with her Granny, and images of going to bed at 8pm

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History Revealed

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from The Nehemiah Rules Renaldo Nehemiah would make anyone’s short list of the best athletes on the planet during our life time. Renaldo was the top hurdler in the world for a decade, played in the NFL for the 49’ers,

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The NYC Marathon

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from Run Molly Huddle I’ve raced in New York dozens of times. Stepping off the train from Providence to Penn Station feels like a familiar routine by now. I’d been a peripheral part of Marathon weekend before, but I soon found

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Timing is Everything

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from Margaret’s Blog How many times have you heard the words, “time heals all wounds” or “just give it time”? People say it in response to breakups, deaths, personal tragedies, job loss, you name it. Many times, it’s a phrase

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I’m Too Old to Improve

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from I’m Gonna Be… I’m too old to improve… Or at least that’s what “people” say.  It’s almost impossible to get development money at the ripe old age of 38.  We’re told to just be happy being a master’s athlete.

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Surrendering the Struggles

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from Giving the Glory This week marks one month post-op from my hamstring surgery. Although the last four weeks have brought many positive break-through’s in my recovery, I can’t help but admit that some days haven’t been so easy. As

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Nitro Athletics!

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from Javelin Journal I just got home from Melbourne, Australia, where the 2017 season started off for me in many unexpected ways! Nitro Athletics conducted their first experiment in regular-season team competition down under.  This three-meet series was a bit

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Fried Eggs & Fragrance Lake

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from The Journey of a Thousand Miles I woke up this morning unsure of how my first race of the year would unfold. Of course, I would like to say that my training has gone seamlessly and without setbacks, but

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