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Maddy Banic and Her Story of Strength

June 1st, 2020|0 Comments

Maddy Banic and Her Story of Strength One word comes to mind when I think of Maddy Banic. Strength. Strength to overcome the hardest season of her life. She needed strength to return to her team and her school. Strength to pursue her passion when there are no guarantees. Lastly, the strength to share a story that shows vulnerability and struggles. Maddy symbolizes the strength we need every single day. Simply put Maddy is an inspiration. She's a team player, a rockstar, a person filled with passion. I only knew Maddy as a swimmer [...]

What Pro Swimmers Are Doing During Quarantine

April 27th, 2020|0 Comments

Pro swimmers are staying home & staying safe in quarantine. It is safe to say the past month has been insane for all professional swimmers. It's been overwhelming for everyone. Not just insane or overwhelming - unfathomable. It's hard to wrap my mind around how COVID-19 has really affected the world. People are sick, friends have lost their jobs. The world is scared and anxious. Even with states opening back up, there is a lot of unknown. Being a pro swimmer has been tough, I've been often wondering "what's next?". I know that everyone is [...]

Knee Surgeries Didn’t Slow Me Down

August 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Today marks eighteen weeks since my first knee surgery and two weeks from my second surgery. Having two knee surgeries within four months is not something I would wish on anyone because of how many challenges I have faced. Every day I face something new. Whether it be learning how to walk again, squatting, stairs, swimming, biking, you name it. I feel emotionally, physically, and mentally exhausted. Honestly there are a lot of days that I would rather just stay in bed and avoid life at all costs. But I thought of something. Life doesn't [...]

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Maddy Banic and Her Story of Strength

Maddy Banic and Her Story of Strength One word comes to mind when I think of Maddy Banic. Strength. Strength to overcome the hardest season of her life. She needed strength to return to her team and her school. Strength to pursue her passion when there are no guarantees. Lastly, [...]

By |June 1st, 2020|Categories: Athletics, Featured|0 Comments

What Pro Swimmers Are Doing During Quarantine

Pro swimmers are staying home & staying safe in quarantine. It is safe to say the past month has been insane for all professional swimmers. It's been overwhelming for everyone. Not just insane or overwhelming - unfathomable. It's hard to wrap my mind around how COVID-19 has really affected the world. [...]

By |April 27th, 2020|Categories: Athletics, Featured, Life|Tags: , , |0 Comments

3 Reasons Why Everyone Needs Emergency Savings

Before you ask, yes, EVERYONE needs emergency savings. Including you. I recently turned 24 (woohoo!) and I am proud to say that I have been steadily working on my emergency savings account. My dad is a Certified Financial Planner, and my parents have been instilling this into my brain for years [...]

By |April 15th, 2020|Categories: Life|Tags: , |0 Comments

Watch Out Swimming World, Natalie Hinds is Not Slowing Down

Recently I have felt really inspired by the women that surround me, and have surrounded me for years in all seasons of life. Whether they swam, went to school with me, mentored me, or prayed for me, there are multiple women who have helped shape my life. Natalie Hinds is someone [...]

By |June 24th, 2019|Categories: Athletics, Health, Life|0 Comments

Knee Surgeries Didn’t Slow Me Down

Today marks eighteen weeks since my first knee surgery and two weeks from my second surgery. Having two knee surgeries within four months is not something I would wish on anyone because of how many challenges I have faced. Every day I face something new. Whether it be learning how to [...]

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Body Image Issues in Athletes Are Very Real

Body image issues among athletes are real. Body image conversations are sensitive and they are hard. However, they are super necessary and these issues are real. I know this because I struggle with it myself and so do my teammates. So do athletes everywhere. I see two versions of myself when [...]

By |January 23rd, 2017|Categories: Athletics|Tags: , , , , , |2 Comments