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Ella Svete: Parents, disco and jeggings

Ella Svete

February 28, 2013

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My parents came for a nice little visit for about ten days. It was really nice seeing them. It had kind of felt like I was just away at summer camp and I was getting to see them and it was going to be long-term.When they left I ...

Lorrie Lynn: “Friend Zoned?” Stop the selfishness; get over it

Lorrie Lynn

February 26, 2013

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How many times do we hear the term “Friend Zone” in a day? For those of you (who have to have been living under a rock) that haven’t heard of it, here is Wikipedia’s definition of the colloquial expression: “In popular...

Erin Maidman: Last chance to make Junior Olympics

Erin Maidman

February 22, 2013

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Six qualifying races down. Three to go, and they will begin tomorrow.  I’ve already finished the Tech races (slalom and giant slalom), and now I have to take on the Super-G; the only Speed event that I can use to qualify. Th...

Lorrie Lynn: Foothill’s quirky, nerdy nature

Lorrie Lynn

February 19, 2013

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If you go to Foothill Tech, you’re probably accustomed to the “home of the nerds” stereotype. It’s a pretty common notion that the name is at least somewhat accurate: we don’t have our own sports programs (putting more...

Erin Maidman: When it becomes too much

Erin Maidman

February 18, 2013

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There are times in everyone’s life when they are overwhelmed. Sometimes, they are overloaded with schoolwork, or their schedules are too tightly packed, or they are just plain tired. I am currently all three of these things.I absolutel...

Erin Maidman: Confidence and fear

Erin Maidman

February 7, 2013

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“It’s common for athletes returning from an injury to lose confidence.”That's what they told me when I broke my leg. I thought they meant that I might be scared to press on my right leg, or I might not feel comfortable on my ski...

Erin Maidman: Travel team

Erin Maidman

February 4, 2013

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Unlike any other sport I’ve ever played, ski racing not only requires an athlete to learn a sport; it requires an athlete to learn a lifestyle. A ski racer commits at least three hours a day, six days a week to perfecting th...

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