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Meaghan Mikkelson: Getting Real on the Ice

“I’m really just like everyone else—a mom of two kids, a friend, a wife,” says Meaghan Mikkelson who is also a phenomenal hockey player and Olympic athlete. Meaghan tried on her first pair of skates and hit the ice at 4 years old.…
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Sam Pedlow: Beach Volleyball’s Peaceful Warrior

In professional beach volleyball, the gap between advancing in a tournament and losing out on a payday is slim. In a sport full of athletes who are all similarly skilled and performing at their physical best, the key is to find that extra something…
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USANA & Spartan U.S. — Where Science and Athleticism Meet

For over 25 years USANA has established itself as a leader in the health and wellness industry, providing high-quality nutritional and skincare products to millions of people around the world. Now it has joined forces with the world’s leading…
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Ryan Wachendorfer: For the Love of Snowboarding

Snowboarding is still relatively new in the long history of winter sports. Boarders have been grinding the slopes since the 1960s, though they were banned at many resorts until the early 1990s. The sport’s popularity was cemented with its…
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Natalie Spooner: Any Icy Determination

Hockey is an intense sport. Extreme athleticism, a resilient attitude, and tremendous motivation are essential. The ice is cold and aggressive, but also fluid and breathtaking. It’s a sport unlike any other. But for Canadian Olympic Gold…
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Sam Effah: Choosing to Win

Electrifying races, unexpected finishes, and high expectations—track and field has captivated audiences for more than 11 centuries. When the bar is set and stakes are high, inspiring athletes find a way to make their mark and leave the audience…