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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.

Digging Out The Backstory

George Heymont | Posted 04.24.2016 | Arts
George Heymont

On January 26, 1974, a group of dancers who had appeared in Broadway shows met at the Nikolaus Exercise Center where, at the invitation of Michon Peac...

O.S.U. Swimmers Agree: Cancer Also Strikes People Living With Disabilities

Jim Luce | Posted 10.06.2016 | Impact
Jim Luce

The Ohio State University (O.S.U.) Men's Swimming Team will soon have a Big Challenge Swim (Race4cure) meet vs. Ohio's Kenyon College on October 30, representing two of the nation's best college swim programs.

Xavier Cortada's Art: Inspired by Science, and Uniquely Miami

Erin N. Marcus, M.D. | Posted 01.26.2015 | Arts
Erin N. Marcus, M.D.

It had all the trappings of a typical Miami funeral. The eulogists, stifling their tears. The aria, Handel's mournful Piangero la Sorte Mia. The loud lamentations of the black laced lloradera.

Can Competitive Swimmers Hear the Crowd Cheering When Swimming?

Quora | Posted 10.02.2012 | Sports
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Carly Geehr, former USA Swimming National Team Member Definitely! Especially in breaststroke, when t...

New Study Pinpoints Hand Position That Makes Swimmers Fast

Posted 07.02.2012 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 07/01/2012 11:03 AM EDT on LiveScience When watching the Summer Olympics, take a good...

'I Eat What I Want': 5 Crazy Olympic Training Diets

Mental Floss | Posted 06.28.2012 | Weird News

During the Beijing Olympics, the media had a fridge load of stories about the monstrous 12,000 calorie daily diet that American swimming sensation Mic...

Inside The World Of A Competitive Swimmer

Posted 11.10.2011 | Healthy Living

By Deborah Dunham for Blisstree.com This week, we continue our new column, “That Girl” to celebrate the accomplishments of real women who make ...