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Michelle Roark

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Michelle Roark is an Olympic freestyle skier turned business entrepreneur. Michelle joined the US Freestyle Ski Team at the age of sixteen and skied competitively for sixteen years! She overcame 7 knee surgeries and continued to compete even while she earned her degree in chemical engineering from the Colorado School of Mines. She is a decorated skier who has directly applied what she learned on the mountain to her 3 businesses – Phia Lab, Voila … CONTINUE READING

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What do professional athletes do when their sports careers are over?

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Yesterday was the sports phenomenon that is the Super Bowl, and while the New England Patriots and their fans are still celebrating their win, it got me thinking about what happens to athletes after their bodies aren’t able to perform at that elite stage anymore. What do they do when they have no choice but to hang up their cleats?

70% of NFL players are between the ages of 22 and 27, and … CONTINUE READING

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