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Olympian with a life purpose

August 21, 2019


EVERY OLYMPIAN HAS A STORY — HOW THEY BECAME ONE OF THE BEST OF THE BEST IN THE WORLD — USUALLY THIS STORY INCLUDES A LOVE FOR THEIR SPORT — BUT FOR BRONZE MEDALIST ALLISON BAVER — SHE DIDN’T START HER OLYMPIC SPORT UNTIL HIGH SCHOOL — AARON NOLAN HAS THE STORY… ((ALLISON BAVER – 2010 BRONZE MEDALIST)) “BECOMING AN OLYMPIAN WAS A JOURNEY, IT WAS ALMOST LIKE A LIFE PURPOSE.”THIS IS ALLISON BAVER — HER QUEST FOR OLYMPIC GLORY BEGAN WITH A NON OLYMPIC SPORT ((ALLISON BAVER – 2010 BRONZE MEDALIST)) “WHEN I WAS IN FOURTH GRADE I DECIDED TO JOIN THE SPEED SKATING TEAM.”ON ROLLER SKATES — IT WASN’T UNTIL YEARS LATER AS A JUNIOR IN HIGH SCHOOL THAT SHE SWITCHED SKATES AND MOVED TO THE ICE((ALLISON BAVER – 2010 BRONZE MEDALIST)) “SO I STARTED A LITTLE BIT LATE.”BUT SHE CAUGHT UP QUICKLY — ((ALLISON BAVER – 2010 BRONZE MEDALIST)) “ONCE I MADE THE COMMITMENT IT WAS ALL DAY EVERYDAY.”AND JUST 15 MONTHS AFTER SWITCHING SPORTS ((ALLISON BAVER – 2010 BRONZE MEDALIST)) “I BROKE THE AMERICAN RECORD AND BEAT SECOND PLACE BY 2 SECONDS.”HER JOURNEY WAS IN THE FAST LANE — – ALLISON WENT TO 3 OLYMPIC GAMES WINNING A BRONZE IN 2010 ((ALLISON BAVER – 2010 BRONZE MEDALIST)) “ONCE AN OLYMPIAN ALWAYS AN OLYMPIAN.”NOW THAT HER SPORTS CAREER IS OVER — THIS SKATER IS KEEPING THE OLYMPIC FLAME GOING — ((ALLISON BAVER – 2010 BRONZE MEDALIST)) “FOR ME IT WAS ABOUT CONTINUING TO BE INVOLVED IN SOMETHING THAT REALLY MEANT A LOT TO ME.” ALLISON IS THE VICE PRESIDENT OF THE OLYMPIANS AND PARA OLYMPIANS ASSOCIATION((ALLISON BAVER – 2010 BRONZE MEDALIST)) “WE ARE REALLY INSPIRING OLYMPISM THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY.”SHE’S ALSO TEACHING KIDS TO BE BETTER AND BE ACTIVE THROUGH THE OFF THE ICE FOUNDATION((ALLISON BAVER – 2010 BRONZE MEDALIST)) “I’M HAVING A LOT OF FUN WITH THE KIDS, TEACHING THEM TO SKATE FASTER, TURN BETTER.”ALLISON BAVER — AN BRONZE MEDALIST WHO’S USING HER UNIQUE STORY TO INSPIRE THE NEXT WAVE OF OLYMPIANS — WITH THIS GOING FOR THE GOLD REPORT —- I’M AARON NOLAN

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