Memories are in the music for Thompson
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Listening to motivational music has nearly surpassed stretching as athletes' most important pre-competition activity. For senior swimmer Matt Thompson of Jesuit (Dallas), music not only fires him up, it also reminds him of the great moments in his career, which gives him a boost of confidence before he dives into the water. Thompson was clearly listening to the right tunes this past summer at the ...
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