The Week That Was 02/17 – 02/23

Stoking Olympic aspirations: L to R: Olympian Brittany Bowe, Renee Hildebrand, Joey Mantia.

First Loser – Renee Hildebrand: Skaters First

Well, the making of an Olympian is a long process and often begins years before the athlete even realizes it. The most difficult thing to do is to keep children and teenagers involved in a particular sport for the ten to twenty years required to reach the top.

Ocala Star Banner – Bowe, Mantia, and Scott Inspire Rising Crop of Inline Speedskaters