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Yura Min: Skating for More than Herself

Ice dancing is a unique sport. Who would have thought to stick a knife to the bottom of a boot and slide across the ice to fancy music? It’s beautiful. There’s grace in ice dancing. And when performed at the highest level, it’s…
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Sara McMann: Defying the Odds

Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start. – Nido Qubein Sara McMann knows a thing or two when it comes to perseverance. She’s lived through more tragedy than the average person…

Jacob VanderVelde: Competing for Health with his Ohana in Mind

There’s something peacefully chaotic about the ocean. The way the swells rise up with a majestic force and the crystal blue waves turn foamy white as they paint ripples across the sand. For USANA Athlete Jacob VanderVelde, the ocean is life. There…
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Alex Ferreira: Mind Over Matter Results in Silver

Love all, trust few and paddle your own canoe. That’s the motto U.S. Freeskier Alex Ferreira lives by and can often be found saying. It’s a simple way to look at life. And a mindset that has allowed him to live his best life and wise…
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Brittany Bowe: Turning the Unexpected into Bronze

Imagine picking up a sport you’d never tried before and then competing in that same sport three years later on the Olympic stage. For most, that would be a far-fetched idea. But for U.S. speedskater Brittany Bowe, it was a reality. And today…
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Chris Mazdzer: Finding the Silver Lining in Korea

Prior to last month, Chris Mazdzer probably wasn’t an athlete you were overly familiar with. Same goes for the sport he competes in—luge. But today, he’s a household name and has taken the internet by storm since capturing the United States’…