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Passion in Synchronized Swimming
Synchronized swimming, a hybrid of swimming, dancing and gymnastics consisting of swimmers performing a synchronized routine of elaborate moves in water, accompanied by water. Athletes can perform in so many ways such as solos, duets, team or... (more »)
Conversations with a Swimmer
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Awkward Conversations With an Experienced Swimmer: Non-Swimmer (AKA math teacher): WHAT is THAT on your ARM?! I KNOW your not CHEATING! Swimmer: it’s my events from the swim meet last night. Non-swimmer: why is it on your arm?! In SHARPIE?!... (more »)
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Welts This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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A sharp pain stung my neck. I turned around to see five eighth graders holding rubber bands and laughing hysterically. My face flushed with confusion and embarrassment, which only made them laugh harder. “Oh, calm down! It’s just a... (more »)
Run Like Clara This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I am a runner, and I have been for a while. I’ve been through seasons and seasons of brutal training. I’ve raced through mud and snow and blood and tears. I’ve run on a fractured knee and in lightning storms. I’ve raced... (more »)
Barrel Racing
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Everyone always says that barrel racing isn't a sport because all you do is sit on your horse while you horse does all the work. That is not true at all, who do you think put all the work and training into that horse? It was us, the "Barrel... (more »)
Is Golf a Sport? This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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The game of golf has incited an disproportionate amount of controversy in the public, given the more subtle nature of the sport. Yes, I said it. Although golf is primed to become an Olympic event in the year 2016, many people still don't... (more »)
Luck and Wilson: The Next Great Rivalry
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 On November 29th, Tom Brady and Peyton Manning will face off for what could be the last time ever. The two have been arguably the two best quarterbacks on the two of the best teams in football for over a decade running. The road to the... (more »)
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Rhinestones & Ribbons- The Truth about... This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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    She stands elegantly waiting for her music to start. Her hair is in a bun, eyeliner and eyeshadow is plastered on her face, and Swarovski crystals stud the leotard that hugs her body tightly. In her hands, she holds a ribbon…    ... (more »)
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Four Laps This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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I wrung my hands together as I shuffled anxiously from foot to foot, my worn sneakers scuffing the track below me. My fingers smoothed over the number that was pasted on my left hip. Only four laps. My thoughts were cut off as the referee... (more »)
The Speech
My Freshman year basketball season was a disappointment. I had to play both freshman and junior varsity for the school. The freshman team did better, but the story is about my junior varsity team, how my teammates and coach impacted my life.... (more »)
White Gloss
The feeling of the powder on a freshly waxed snowboard is unlike any thing I have ever felt before. You achieve the feeling of weightlessness throughout your body. The fresh snow depressing with every turn. You become a completely different... (more »)
Double Diamonds
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 Ever since I was a little kid my family has tried to go skiing every year. This year we went to Park City. My mom was in India at the time so she couldn't go with us. It was my dad, my two brothers and me. We all wished she could come with us... (more »)
The Love of the Game
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During the season I eat, sleep and breathe football. I love football; it’s something about the vibe and the energy I get from the faint smell of popcorn and the scream of the crowd.  I try to visualize myself making multiple game changing... (more »)
Declaring My Independence This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This work has won the Teen Ink contest in its category.
Ceasing to rely so much on others was a decision that made me stronger. My turning point: a cross-country meet last year. Before that, I had always looked forward to practice. I used to be upset if I missed a practice. I used to rely more on... (more »)
A Game So Fine, It's Played On Diamonds
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A game so fine, it’s played on diamonds; highlighted by legends leaving their mark. From Jackie Robinson breaking down the racial barriers of the game in 1947, to the 2004 Red Sox coming back from a 3-0 series deficient in the American League... (more »)
Duke's Deceitful Destiny
Duke basketball had the typical up-and-down sports season, featuring numerous blows below the belt and improbable recoveries that lead to an eventual national championship. But the truth is, this season was simply destiny. It all started when... (more »)
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