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Post-Pageant: What's 'America's Choice' Doing Now?

Susan Kraus | Posted 12.18.2013 | Entertainment
Susan Kraus

Vail was not a typical contestant. She could take apart an engine (she was also a mechanic for a few years) more easily than she could do hair or make-up. She was an expert marksman, but dance skills? Not so much.

Molly O'Toole

Veteran Spared When Sheet Noose Ripped: 'I'm Glad It Didn't Work'

HuffingtonPost.com | Molly O'Toole | Posted 09.30.2013 | Impact

On the last day Joey Smith walked, he confronted a few Afghan workers on his base in Afghanistan, confiscating a camera. When he turned his back, they...

Kickstarting Your Dreams

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 11.13.2013 | Impact
Brandi Megan Granett

Seeing these women put themselves out there into the world and achieve their goals certainly provided me with a lot of food for thought.

TV Tropes Of 2012: Reunions, Incest, Judge Drama & More

Posted 12.21.2012 | TV

Tropes tend to spread quickly on TV. The networks are all hungry for ratings, watching each other like hawks to see what's working best for their comp...

'Christmas Letter 2012'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 02.10.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

It sure has been an exciting 2012 for the Zezimas! The good news is that nobody in the family went to prison, though three of us had brushes with the law.

'An Arrow Escape'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 12.16.2012 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

When I was a kid, I wanted to be like Robin Hood, except I wouldn't be caught dead in tights. But I did love the concept of using a bow and arrows to rob from the rich and give to the poor.

Root for Team USA: Paralympic Highlights

Bonnie St. John | Posted 09.08.2012 | Sports
Bonnie St. John

There's still time to enjoy some of the most amazing feats of athletic achievement: The London Paralympics 2012! As a winner of 3 Paralympic medals, I know firsthand the dedication to training and perseverance required to compete at this level of sport.

Reflections on an Olympic Silver Medal

Jake Kaminski | Posted 10.17.2012 | Sports
Jake Kaminski

I believe that no other team in the world works as well together as the American team did this year at the Olympics.

My Experience Competing at the London Olympics

Jake Kaminski | Posted 10.09.2012 | Sports
Jake Kaminski

Life is just one big learning curve and I'm glad to be on the upward swing of that curve just taking anything and everything in while trying to absorb as much of this experience in London as I can.

What Summer Olympic Event Could an Average-Sized, Middle-Aged Man or Woman Start Training for and Have the Best Chance to Medal in 8 Years?

Quora | Posted 10.08.2012 | Sports
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Aaron Ellis, High School Track Coach Back in 1997, Academy Award-nominated actress Geena Davis too...

Older Athletes Have Always Gone For The Gold (INFOGRAPHIC)

Carolyn Anderson | Posted 10.08.2012 | Fifty
Carolyn Anderson

Since 1896 there have been 121 athletes older than 50 who have won 183 medals in Olympic history. These athletes are an encouragement to people of all ages that it's never too late to go after your dreams.

Katniss Everdeen, Olympic Archer

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 08.02.2012 | Entertainment

How did Jennifer Lawrence train for "The Hunger Games?" She had Olympic help, of course! To prepare for her role as "Hunger Games" heroine Katniss ...

Maryland Woman Shot In Head With Arrow

Posted 08.01.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A couple of weeks ago, The Washington Post reported that local girls, inspired by "The Hunger Games," have been signing up for archery l...

Archery Fans Turned Away At Olympic Grounds

AP | Posted 07.27.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- Archery fans were angered Friday when they were turned away for preliminary rounds at Lord's Cricket Ground. The ranking rounds were not ad...

Preparing for My First Olympic Games

Jake Kaminski | Posted 09.15.2012 | Sports
Jake Kaminski

Over the years I have signed several different companies as sponsors to help support me in archery, so I decided to donate all of the equipment I have accumulated over the years since I began shooting totaling about $18,000 in both brand new and used equipment.

WATCH: Joel McHale Is The World's Worst Archery Teacher

Posted 08.04.2012 | Comedy

Archery is so in right now. Despite the best efforts of Russell Crowe-as-Robin Hood, bows and arrows are enjoying newfound popularity between "Game of...

2012's Biggest Box Office Star Is...

The Huffington Post | Hannah Orenstein | Posted 05.31.2012 | Teen

2012's biggest box office star isn't a hunky celebrity or a blonde bombshell -- it's the bow and arrow. Suddenly, everyone, from princesses to superhe...

How I Learned to Shoot Like Katniss and What I Learned Along the Way

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 05.30.2012 | Women
Brandi Megan Granett

Archery taught me that it is okay to consider my own wants and needs in ways I never considered possible.

How To Be Katniss In NYC: Archery Lessons And Tribute Workouts

Posted 04.15.2012 | New York

Young fans of "The Hunger Games" are all abuzz over the film's heroine, Katniss Evergreen. Seeing an uptick from the enthusiasm are archery centers, w...

Astoria Characters: The Big Guy With the Cute Beagle

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

When Bob Koch walks in, Caesar, a benevolent Beagle with big eyes, is lounging in it. Up until Caesar's arrival 2½ years ago, it was Bob's chair. "Now, it's our chair," he says.

Sony PlayStation Move Ready for Holiday

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

PlayStation Move, Sony's answer to Microsoft's Kinect for XBOX 360, is not simply a wireless controller: it's an ecosystem focused on the Move motion controller.

Older Athletes Turn Heads in a New Book by LA Photographer

Anthea Raymond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Anthea Raymond

Rick Rickman won a Pulitzer Prize in 1985 for his shots of world-class athletes at the Los Angeles Olympics. Soon after, he began taking pictures of "senior athletes."

Proselytizing Olympic Coach: 'Christians Have An Empty Mind'

Richard Silverstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Silverstein

The Olympic archery coach, a former South Korean coach who found Jesus in 1999, has been baptizing athletes in his charge and proselytizing them.

God And Man At The Olympics

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

When athletes point to the sky after winning an event and give all praise to God, are they just giving credit where credit is due? Or are they confusing personal glory with what really matters?