Monthly archive for October2013

Lolo Jones’ Learning Curve Comes at High Speed & High Risk

Lolo Jones’ Learning Curve Comes at High Speed & High Risk

PARK CITY, Utah — The learning curve has rushed at Lolo Jones from every angle the world of bobsled can dish out, on the body-rattling curves and off. In a sport where speeds approach 90 miles an hour and G-forces can create pressure equal to…

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Queen Harrison on Stress

Queen Harrison on Stress

The Secret Life of Queen Harrison  Monday, October 28, 2013 Word of the Day: Stress 2nd Monday in a row and I’m on a roll!  I have SO many things I could write about that I’m having a hard time getting anything written because my…

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Eilidh Child Named Scotland’s Athlete of the Year

Eilidh Child Named Scotland’s Athlete of the Year

Eilidh Child is Scottish Athlete of the Year   World Championships relay medallist Eilidh Child has been named Scotland’s Athlete of the Year. The 26-year-old from Perth won bronze in the 4x400m in Moscow, following her fifth place in the 400m hurdles. Child was part…

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Okoye Quickly Learns About Football

Okoye Quickly Learns About Football

49ers’ Okoye: Brit quickly learns about football  Eric Branch Lawrence Okoye, the British record holder in the discus, represented his country in the Olympics. Photo: Dave Shopland, Associated Press Watford, England – Lawrence Okoye can’t play football at the moment, but the Brit is clearly…

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Olympian, Aretha Thurmond, Announces Retirement and New Career with USATF

Olympian, Aretha Thurmond, Announces Retirement and New Career with USATF

What began as a shout out by her mother Susan Hill on her Facebook page on October 15th ended up as an announcement that University of Washington hall of famer Aretha Thurmond (left/photo by Paul Merca) has officially retired from the sport.   Thurmond laughed…

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Ashton Eaton Promotes Run With US!

Ashton Eaton Promotes Run With US!

Olympic gold medalist Ashton Eaton visits Boise to promote Run With US! 10/23/2013   INDIANAPOLIS – The children at three Treasure Valley elementary schools in Boise, ID were given an early Halloween treat last week when Olympic gold medalist Ashton Eaton made a special appearance…

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The Secret Life of Queen Harrison

The Secret Life of Queen Harrison

Monday, October 21, 2013 MeTime Mondays! #MeTimeMondays Usually when people think of “Me Time” I’m sure they think of a relaxing day full of pampering exercises such as massage, facials, manis and pedis and while that sounds GREAT it’s time to usher in a new…

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Ashton Eaton to Focus on 400m Hurdles in 2014

Ashton Eaton to Focus on 400m Hurdles in 2014

The decathlon is one of the most grueling tests in all of sports. As far as individual track and field events, though, the 400m hurdles is one of the most painful events. The world’s greatest athlete wants to give it a try. Olympic and world…

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Reese Hoffa Coaching High School Football

Reese Hoffa Coaching High School Football

Reese Hoffa is difficult to hear at Oconee County football practices. The first-year assistant coach is quick to pull a player aside to give them some quick instruction or encouragement. But raising his voice? He’ll leave that to everyone else. “I try to relate on…

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Queen Harrison at Work, Rest & Play

Queen Harrison at Work, Rest & Play

QUEEN AT WORK What is your favourite song to train to? Queen Harrison: Anything by Azealia Banks. She has really upbeat music, mixing pop with rap and many elements. She has something to suit whatever mood I’m in during training. What is your favourite training…

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