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Beyond the Tutu This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I was there when her career ended. The beginning of the end happened like this: She leaped into the air with her feet pointed and knees straight, arms above her head. Time slowed, then stopped. Everyone in the studio drew in a breath, unable to... (more »)
I Run This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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When I run, I am running for my life. The dirt under my shoes is a trampoline, propelling me onward like a jellyfish on steroids. The smell of an oncoming storm, the sun rising over the trees, the coach telling me to “go, go, go,... (more »)
A Wonderful Day at Sea This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
My family and I always go to Alabama for spring break. My favorite thing to do there is fish for mackerel. One recent summer, my dad, my friend Zack, and I headed down to the Alabama State Fishing Pier. Zack and I ran ahead, racing each other... (more »)
John Dorsey: How's He Fared as the Chiefs...
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On January 13, 2013 John Dorsey became the general manager of the Kansas City Chiefs. The move was heralded as an upgrade over Scott Pioli, who after four seasons of ineptitude, failed draft picks, and little improvment from the team, was fired.... (more »)
Fat People Don't Belong on the Team
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I was told that I had a high risk of getting diabetes. They told me I had to eat right and cut out junk food and fast food. Each and everyday I would grip my stomach. I would look at the other atheltics and I wonder where do I stand. I want to... (more »)
The Life of a Runner
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There I was, yesterday at dinner, eating pasta, loading up on carbs, getting ready for the big meet. I was worried about this meet. If I did well, I would be on a good team at Longview, one of the biggest meets, but if I did bad I could go down... (more »)
How to be a Competitive Swimmer!
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How to become a competitive swimmer!                    1. Use the perfume known as “chlorine”.                We all know that distinct, mildewy smell that creeps up your nose as you walk into an indoor... (more »)
Can Alex Smith lead the Chiefs to the Super Bowl?
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It is the question every Chiefs fan asks. Can Alex Smith lead the Kansas City Chiefs to the Super Bowl? The last time a Chiefs Quarterback came even close to answering that question was Joe Montana in 1994, another former 49ers Quarterback. Alex... (more »)
Big Games
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Walking into the gym for your first high school basketball game can fill you with many emotions. You can feel pumped, scared, nervous, and happy all at the same time, and that is exactly how I felt coming out of the locker rooms and into the... (more »)
10 Tips for Track
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During the track season, there are many mistakes that could bring an early end to your season. Here are ten tips that will keep you on track. 1) Run before the season starts- When athletes jump into a track season, their bodies are not adjusted... (more »)
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Passing the Torch, Blazing a Trail
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As children we look up to star athletes, whether at the local high school or at the olympic games. These athletes become our role models as we grow up believing in them. The way they conduct themselves and live their lives change the way we see... (more »)
Why Do I Swim?
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Why do I swim? I don’t know, maybe I just love the water. Or maybe it’s the people I do it with, or even the thrill I get from achieving a best time. Swimming is not a sport that you can take lightly and still succeed at. You have... (more »)
LaCrosse Goal
Keep running; you must pass the person in front in order to do this correctly. Being an offensive and defensive lineman is easy compared to this nonstop running, holding your stick high, hard running and no time outs for substitutions. Lacrosse... (more »)
High School Soccer
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It was a chilly evening during fall of 2014, and my high school soccer season was about to start.  My friend Jose and I decided to gather some of our friends to condition for soccer, since we were the team captains of our school last... (more »)
Why are Females more Prone to Tearing their ACL? This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries are the most common knee injury for athletes, both male and female. However, there are more ACL injury occurences in female athletes. According to the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine,... (more »)
Hockey in California
By , Cupertino, CA
It was a wet, cold, and stormy day. The kind of day where all you want to do is sit there and stare out the window. But instead two teams were about to come out of the locker room, for one of the biggest games of their lives. It was a perfect... (more »)
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