Kayaking suits Kaitlyn McElroy
Kaitlyn McElroy was a cross-country skier for Bates College in Maine until a training accident during her junior year. She broke an arm, broke a few ribs and reinjured her back. For a while, McElroy tried to return to skiing, but she knew she would never be as competitive -- at least in that discipline.
But it was hardly the end of her athletic career. McElroy, now 28, moved from the woods to the water, and the sport of kayak.
"There is huge transfer in the base I ...
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Summer of W
This is a series of stories about summer sports that may be under the radar.