The teams behind every Olympic athlete: parents, friends, fans

Full story: Christian Science Monitor

When Elana Meyers - " one of the fastest starters in the US - " explodes off the starting line at next week's Olympic bobsledding competition here in Whistler, she'll be gunning for gold.But thanks to a friend from grade school, she sees humility as even more important than winning."In school, we were always competing for the top grades," says ...
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Mary Cook

Canandaigua, NY

#1 Mar 7, 2010
I really enjoyed this article - I have been looking for a book of stories of Olympic athletes and their journeys - From articles like this and the "behind the athlete" segments on the television Olympics - I know there is so much more to each athlete than their performances at the games.....

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