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Olympic athletes take time to teach kids

Updated: February 25, 2010, 7:46 AM ET
By Alyssa Roenigk

WHISTLER, British Columbia -- When University of Texas quarterback Colt McCoy was in seventh grade, a speaker came to his middle school to talk about living a healthy lifestyle.

At the time, McCoy was drinking a six-pack of Dr Pepper a day. "Athletes do not drink soda," the speaker said to a room full of student athletes between the ages of 10 and 13. "Soda slows you down." The comment fell on mostly deaf ears. But McCoy felt like it was aimed directly at him. He wanted ...

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