The three-time U.S. Paralympian swimmer was introduced to the water at age 7, and it changed her life. Check out her amazing journey and the powerful message she shares that can impact all young athletes at all levels.
Basketball great Tamika Catchings played many sports growing up, which enabled her to develop a variety of both sports and life skills that helped propel her to become one of the greats of the game – and an even better person.
Prolific goal scorer and winner of Olympic gold at the 2008 and 2004 Olympic Games, Lindsay Tarpley’s love of soccer was cultivated early on by caring parents who didn’t push, pressure or pile on unrealistic expectations.
Jessica Mendoza – Olympic softball champion, four-time college All-American, prolific hitter and ESPN broadcaster – shares how her youth sports experiences laid the foundation for performing at a high level in everything she does.
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