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Tia Brooks: 5 Things Everyone Should Know About Shot Put 
Once Tia Brooks finally decided to give shot put a try, there was no turning back. Brooks has now competed on the USA Olympic team and on two World Championship teams. She 
got her shot put start at East Kentwood High School in...

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Peter Vanderkaay: 5 Things All Young Swimmers Should Do To Get Faster
In his 20-year swimming career, Peter Vanderkaay experienced a great deal of success. Peter won championships at every level of competition, including NCAA Championships at the University of Michigan, four victories at the World Championships...

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Connor Fields: 5 Things Every BMX Racer Needs To Do To Improve
Connor Fields attracts a lot of attention in BMX racing circles, and the attention is certainly well deserved. What else can you say when someone captures multiple BMX world championship titles and competes in the 2012 Olympic Games all before he is...

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Mike Knuble: 7 Things Every Young Hockey Player Should Learn
After a lifetime of playing high-level hockey, including four years at the University of Michigan, nineteen years as a professional, and a Stanley Cup Championship ring, Mike Knuble has learned a thing or two about what it takes to be successful and enjoy ....

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Isiah Thomas: 9 Facts That Will Make You A Better Basketball Player
Detroit Pistons legend Isiah Thomas is one of the greatest point guards in basketball history, and arguably the greatest “little man” to ever play in the NBA. Under Isiah’s leadership, the Pistons followed his example, sacrificed personal...

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Diamond Dallas: 5 Reasons All Athletes Should Do Yoga-Based Workouts 
Diamond Dallas Page is one of the most colorful and recognizable pro wrestling stars from one of the most popular eras in pro wrestling’s history. The three-time WCW World Heavyweight Champion also proved himself to be a master of...

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Taz: 5 Things You Need To Do To Get Better At Judo
Peter Senerchia, better known as “Taz,” is widely regarded as the greatest World Heavyweight Champion in the history of Extreme Championship Wrestling. However, before Taz threw people around the wrestling ring as “The Human Suplex Machine,” ...

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Kurt Angle: 5 Things Every Amateur Wrestler Needs To Know 
Before he burst upon the professional wrestling scene as one of the greatest in-ring performers of his generation, Kurt Angle acquired a Hall-of-Fame amateur wrestling resume that included three consecutive trips to the finals of the NCAA...

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Ben Johnson: 6 Things Every Sprinter Should Do
Back in the 1980s, Ben Johnson was the world’s dominant force in the 100-meter track & field event. After winning the 100 meter bronze medal in the 1984 Olympic Games, Johnson emerged as the biggest star in the sport....

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Damian Sanders: 5 Things Snowboarders Should Do To Get Better
Snowboarding has changed a lot since XBAR owner Damian Sanders and snowboarding’s other founders ruled the mountainside, and he remembers a time of simpler tricks performed by the 100 snowboarders in existence rather than the elaborate tricks...

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5 Things You Didn't Know About the State Games
Since 1978, states from across the country have invited local athletes of all ages and abilities to come together and compete in their respective State Games. Now, there are over 200,000 athletes from 30 different states that participate in the State Games every year...

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John Holt: 7 Training Tips for Combat Athletes
After having to retire from his undefeated Muay Thai career at age 26, John Holt has learned quite a bit about training and taking care of the body. When his own injuries forced Holt into retirement, he was not satisfied with being done...

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Ben Sheckler: 1 Important Thing Young Baseball Players Need to Do
After twelve years of being a pitcher, Ben Sheckler, age 22, was drafted right out of Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids, Michigan by the San Diego Padres. Sheckler is currently in Arizona playing and working his way up. He is pleased with everything he has accomplished but has bigger goals he is working towards...

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Ian Douglass: 8 Benefits to Becoming a Masters Swimmer
As a self-defined “okay swimmer” with an “inflated resume,” Ian Douglass has learned quite a bit during the different phases of his swimming career. Before and during his tenure at Southfield High School, Ian won several league and division championships in the Metro Detroit area as a perennial age-group state championship qualifier even though he “regretfully” split his training time between the swimming pool and the marching band practice field.

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