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Filippi Spirit Award

April 16, 2018

Zimbabwe’s Micheen Thornycroft, a Rhodes University graduate student and coach and two-time Olympic rower, is the newest recipient of World Rowing’s Filippi Spirit Award. Given annually to university rowers who demonstrate rowing’s core values in

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Misery Loves Company

March 22, 2018

I’m not sure if there are other generations of skiing fans out there—other than my own—who remember Warren Miller movies featuring a Mohawk-sporting extreme skier named Glen Plake (aka Plake G). As a budding junior

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The Fidgeter’s Dilemma

March 21, 2018

Although two-thirds of Americans are overweight or obese, a handful of skinny people—including many athletes—feel frustrated by their seeming inability to gain weight. Clearly, one’s genetics play a powerful role in this. “Hard gainers” also