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Two World Premieres at San Francisco Ballet -- for Better or Worse

Renate Stendhal, Ph.D. | Posted 02.02.2017 | Entertainment
Renate Stendhal, Ph.D.

It started with the best, in Program 1: Twin brothers groomed by John Neumeier's Hamburg Ballet--Jiri Bubenicek, who progressed from dancer to dance m...

The Gift Of Grit (With Gratitude To Angela Duckworth)

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 09.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

In summary, the passion and persistence of grit motivates and carries us over rough seas like a well-made surfboard. We can think of an absence of effort like a crack in our surfboard that needs repair.

10-Year-Old Girl Becomes Youngest Swimmer At A World Championship

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 08.07.2015 | Sports

For the typical elementary school swimmer, being able to dog paddle in the pool is an accomplishment. But 10-year-old Alzain Tareq isn't your typical ...

Of Swimmers and Late Bloomers

Samuel Buchanan | Posted 05.28.2016 | College
Samuel  Buchanan

We govern ourselves to accommodate fear rather than accomplish dreams. Hence, when opportunity presents itself (later than expected), those who ask when don't capitalize on chance. However, for the late bloomers, the opportunity is never too late.

The Person Who Inspired Diana Nyad's Historic Swim

OWN | Posted 10.03.2013 | OWN

At age 64, Diana Nyad became the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage, am incredible feat she completed in just under 53 hou...

Is It Fair to Speculate/Insinuate That Chinese Women's Swimmer Ye Shiwen Is Doping, as John Leonard Did at the Olympics?

Quora | Posted 10.01.2012 | Sports
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Alex Wang, Former Collegiate Swimmer It's completely unfair. Ye is being accused of doping because h...

Natalie Coughlin, Gold Medal... Farmer?

Sierra | Posted 08.28.2012 | Sports
Sierra

Swimmer Natalie Coughlin, 29, was the most decorated female athlete at both the 2004 Athens and the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Besides swimming, Coughlin's passions include food, gardening, and the five chickens she keeps in her backyard in Lafayette, California.