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My Path to the Olympics: Part 2


"Hold the vision. Trust the process." ~Unknown   Before reading this post, check out Part 1 here!   After a lot of deliberation and discussion with my husband, I finally decided that I had to leave the indoor National Team behind, and try to qualify for the Olympics on the beach. I would be 30 years old going into the…

My Path to the Olympics: Part 1


"Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in." ~Bill Bradley   Over the past 6 months, I have gotten several questions from young athletes regarding how I became an Olympian. There is obviously a lot that goes into qualifying for the Olympics, but I thought that I would go over my story, and outline the…

The Importance of Goal-Setting


"You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream." ~ C.S. Lewis   When I look back on my life, one of the consistent themes seems to be “change” (slightly paradoxical, I know). Over the past 13 years, I have played for 8 different teams in 6 countries, learned 2 new languages, and picked…