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Olympic gold medalist and 'Dancing with the Stars' winner Laurie Hernandez plays ‘Would You Rather’ with HuffPost!
As the Rio 2016 and the Games of the XXXI Olympiad come to an end, Twitter has become a major platform for how sporting events, governing bodies and associations, and professional athletes engage and enhance the experience of such spectacles.
This is for you my sister - to read when ignorance seems to prevail...it does not. When it seems that all is not well...don't dare forget it can be difficult being a lovely, brown- skinned gazelle.
All eyes will be on Brazil in just a few days, as the world's top athletes join together in Rio for the 2016 Summer Olympics. What happens when daytime television of the XXXI Games begins to take the attention of your employees?
The vast majority of athletes at the Olympic Games will not leave with a medal, but they will leave with the honor of being an Olympic athlete for the rest of their lives. There is no such thing as a "former Olympian."
The heart of the film is in its main characters, and the battles they face, not in the athletic arena, but in their everyday
The essence of what truly makes Lex different from us is the strength of his vision for his life, despite the hurdles.
Mention Kristi Yamaguchi's name and you'll be hard-pressed to find someone who doesn't know exactly who you're talking about
Werner, 22, has transformed from being unable to execute simple muscle maneuvers to a four-time national championship at
Through her successful film career, she has become one of the highest paid Bollywood actresses and a smash success on the international scene.
The Spike and Serve U13 team won their first tournament on Sunday. They played fearlessly. They battled with so much heart. They displayed a new perspective, inspired by a boy named Daniel.
For the first time in UFC history, two undefeated Olympic medalists will square off for promotional gold, as women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey attempts to defend her 135-pound strap against challenger Sara McMann.
How does an Olympian prepare mentally for a once-in-a-lifetime event that can literally be over in seconds, but its results will last for the rest of his or her life? Surprisingly, in a very similar way as businessmen and women prepare for big projects.
I learned how to accomplish my seemingly improbable dream. I learned that these skills and tools I developed in order to win Olympic gold could be translated to any goal I wanted to achieve.
Interviews can be extremely important and can be quite influential in the outcome of your career. Knowing how important an interview can be, isn't it worth putting in the time to perfect your skills?
Rethinking the way we perceive stress may actually improve our physical and mental performance. It may be easier to give in to our fears, but you will accomplish much more in life and feel a greater sense of pride for facing them.
I was pretty nervous about going to the detention center and even more nervous that the programs we introduced wouldn't be anything that the boys wanted. I knew that what I was doing was important, however, and I just hoped the love I had for sports would be contagious.
When I think of the end of my life, I know I'd be much more disappointed in myself for not taking the risk than I would be for having a number of near misses. I know that regrets will be much harder to swallow than off-shoots.