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Olympic hopefuls pay it forward

Originally Published: May 11, 2011
By Erin Beresini

When Amory Rowe Salem wants to do something, there's no stopping her. When she wanted the U.S. women's lacrosse team to win the 1997 world championship against Australia, she scored the winning goal in sudden-death overtime. When she decided she'd become a professional duathlete and win the U.S. Duathlon National Championship in 2004, she succeeded.

So, in 2006, when Salem, 36, noticed that elite athletes striving for Olympic teams needed funding and children in underprivileged ...

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