Author Archives: Gabrielle Donahue

Would I Know the Line?

It is so easy to sit and cast judgment on Lance Armstrong and other U.S. cyclists that admitted to doping for years. The same mentality is directed to athletes like Barry Bonds,   Mark McGwire, or other athletes detected of … Continue reading

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A Loss is a Loss is a Loss

One thing that really stuck with me from the lecture given by Tracy on Thursday was the focus on sports psychology. I have always been fascinated with the idea of psychology in sports because as an athlete I know that … Continue reading

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Level the Playing Field

I suppose I consider myself a feminist if that means I align myself with those that believe men and women should have equal rights and equal oppurtunity. I think in this day and age that the term should be dropped, … Continue reading

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The Holy Day for Football Fans

Sunday is here. This means one thing to football fans everywhere. The beloved AFC and NFC Championship games are here. One step away from the Super Bowl. All season men competing in this league have been sacrificing their minds and … Continue reading

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All or Nothing Type of Gal

As a collegiate athlete I know it is all the more important for me to pay sincere attention and concern to what I am ingesting and digesting. However, I can’t shake my eternal love for the sweets. Chocolate, Snickers bars … Continue reading

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When Did I Get so Old?

I always thought it was absurd when twenty-somethings complained about “getting old” and how their bodies were significantly changing as they aged. Don’t get me wrong, I am still a young, athletic twenty year old, but I can’t help but … Continue reading

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Get Tough or Get Out

I am a collegiate athlete and in every sense of the word, I am a competitor. I truly love competition, I love pushing my mind and body to the limits and I love seeing results from these challenges. It is … Continue reading

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