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It Takes a Community to Raise an Athlete

An enormous amount of support and resources are behind trying to get an athlete to the Olympics, and not only for the Olympic year, but during those 4 years in between. We depend greatly on Government funding, but we put ourselves in a vulnerable position if we rely solely on it. I was just recently […]

Zelinka adapting to life in Connecticut, with plenty of help from others

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Zelinka adapting to life in Connecticut, with plenty of help from others

By Lori Ewing, The Canadian Press TORONTO – Jessica Zelinka has to take a pass on an upcoming warm weather training camp in Phoenix next month — what would have been an ideal opportunity for one of Canada’s top track and field athletes to work with an actual coach. Zelinka’s been without a coach since she […]

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OWN A PIECE OF THESE ABS

VICKI HALL VHALL@CALGARYHERALD.COM, 26 Jul 2012 Calgary Herald — Twitter sale helps bring athlete’s family to London I will give ownership of my abs. Someone out there can sponsor them JESSICA ZELINKA Looking to ease the financial burden of competing, Jessica Zelinka says her now-famous abs are up for sponsorship An entrepreneur by necessity, Jessica […]