A Shot At Glory
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Every journey has a story. Kate Ziegler swam over 200,000 miles to get there. Tyson Gay ran over 25,000 miles to get there. Donald Robinson broke more bones than he can remember to get there. For America's hopefuls the trip to Beijing began long before this summer. Every night for two weeks leading up to the opening ceremonies, MOJO in conjunction with USA Today profiles Team USA's medal hopefuls.
|1||VideoWrestling: Daniel Cormier||For Daniel Cormier, from Lafayette, La., freestyle wrestling provides a vehicle for stability in a life filled with tragedy.||24:00||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|2||VideoBMX: Donny Robinson||Originally from California, “dR” is a BMX national champion, and with the trip to Beijing right around the corner, he’s not planning on slowing down.||23:59||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|3||VideoTrack: Wallace Spearmon||Three years ago at the University of Arkansas, 23-year-old Wallace Spearmon Jr. was the yin to Tyson Gay’s yang, the gregarious personality to Gay’s quiet demeanor. Now these two are rivals seeking the same international glory.||24:00||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|4||VideoBoxing: Gary Russell||Gary is the youngest member of USA Boxing's Elite Team and the number one amateur international bantamweight champion of the world. He won both the U.S. Championships and National Golden Gloves at just sixteen.||24:00||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|5||VideoSwimming: Kate Ziegler||Breaking Janet Evans’ swimming record last year just shy of her nineteenth birthday secured Kate Ziegler’s legacy in history and set the stage for her international dominance of distance swimming.||24:00||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|6||VideoTriathlon: Laura Bennett||Laura trains on hills, runs the trails of Boulder, Colo., and body bashes in Noosa, Australia. Watch as she competes in the 2008 World Championships, and prepares for the most important race of her life.||24:04||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|7||VideoKayaking: Brett Heyl||Two years ago, Brett Heyl sought to improve his stock within the American kayaking scene - so he packed up everything he owned and moved to Charlotte, N.C., the new home of the U.S. Whitewater Center.||24:00||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|8||VideoGymnastics: Samantha Peszek||At 16, Samantha Peszek has the passion of untarnished dreams, but the lack of history to fully comprehend the pressure that comes with those dreams.||24:01||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|9||VideoTrack: Tyson Gay||Tyson Gay is one of the fastest men in America. Seven years ago, he was a lightly-recruited high school sprinter. Since then, he’s upgraded his name from unknown to world champion.||24:00||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|10||VideoBeach Volleyball: Youngs and Branagh||Youngs and Branagh joined forces just last year, but they’ve already proven to be formidable foes for the living legends in this sport: Kerri Walsh and Misty May-Treanor.||24:00||$1.99||View In iTunes|
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More behind-the-scenes on how these athletes train then I've ever seen before.
Nice stories that give you a little information on who is competing for your country.
Hey its pretty good. worth the free download!