Blog entries from: BlazeSports

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July 30 2014

From BlazeSports Wed Jul 30 2014, 10:26:55

As Sonja Ast wraps up her internship at BlazeSports, she reflects on her accomplishments and the lives she has impacted, as well as, those who have impacted her.

Sonja, along with three other interns have been working with Blaze athletes for the past two months in various sport and educational programs. The opportunity that BlazeSports has provided her will give her the knowledge and experience she will need to continue in sport recreation.  She's a senior at Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia; currently studying Therapeutic Recreation. Sonja would like to give our Blaze family a reflection of her experience at BlazeSports America.

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July 23 2014

From BlazeSports Wed Jul 23 2014, 10:54:37

BlazeSports America recently competed at the National Junior Disability Competition in Iowa. There were three sporting events: archery, swimming, and track and field. Eight of our athletes qualified for nationals. BlazeBlog would like to take the chance to highlight on one of our youngest athletes, Collin Lancaster, who competed in all three events! Here is his personal story and experience in Iowa.

Read more on Collin Takes on NJDC...

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July 16 2014

From BlazeSports Wed Jul 16 2014, 13:11:05

Maggie Frederick has returned home from an amazing experience at the UNOSDP Youth Leadership Camp in Bradenton, Florida. She was so anxious and excited to share with BlazeSports, as well as, the Blaze community her thoughts on the program. Below is a photo of the 32 individuals who participated in the leadership camp, and Maggie's final reflection. 

Read more on A Recap On The UNOSDP...

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July 9 2014

From BlazeSports Wed Jul 9 2014, 10:12:53

Today, the BlazeBlog would like to highlight BlazeSports swimmer Maya Kahn. She has recently competed in two big events. Maya would like to share her experiences, while she continues to win gold!

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June 30 2014

From BlazeSports Mon Jun 30 2014, 13:30:04

BlazeCamp is over, and the UN Youth Leadership Camp is wrapping up. Maggie Frederick would like to give you her final thoughts and reflection on her experience. She has spent an incredible two weeks in Bradenton, FL with Dimitry, learning and developing new leadership skills that will help her long term.

Read more on Final Thoughts on UN Youth Leadership Camp 2014...

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June 25 2014

From BlazeSports Wed Jun 25 2014, 11:21:47


Fencing Star Academy

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June 23 2014

From BlazeSports Mon Jun 23 2014, 16:03:27

Over the past weekend, Army and Marine veterans Jacques Swafford and Rodney Roscoe competed in the 2014 National Track & Field Championships in San Mateo, CA in both shot put and discus events. Just the week before, both athletes met the qualifying standards at the Endeavor Games held in Oklahoma City.  This marked the first time that either athlete had qualified for the National Championships.

Read more on Veteran Athletes Compete at Track & Field Nationals...

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June 16 2014

From BlazeSports Mon Jun 16 2014, 16:33:53

Meanwhile at the UN Youth Leadership Camp in Bradenton, FL, Maggie and Dimitry have been learning how to use sport as a tool for development and peace. Maggie spoke earlier about her experience in the BlazeBlog regarding the camp. Like Maggie, Dimitry has reflected and benefitted from this experience.

Read more on Dimitry's Thoughts on the UN Youth Leadership Camp...

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June 14 2014

From BlazeSports Sat Jun 14 2014, 20:23:33

As camp is winding down, the fun and energy seem like it's never going to stop. Today's camper of the day is Malachi! Malachi is one of the new faces at BlazeCamp this year and he's already looking forward to coming again next summer.

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June 13 2014

From BlazeSports Fri Jun 13 2014, 16:08:17

It's the third day of camp and everyone is having such a blast! Can't believe it's almost over. Today, Samantha, is our camper of the day!

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