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The importance of taking the Long View

Can you see the bigger picture? By the time the Sydney Games in 2000 arrived, Gerek Meinhardt had already been competing nationally even though he was just 10 years old. Naturally, his coach, Greg Massialas, took him aside and explained the Olympics and the importance they hold in the sport of fencing. Most 10-year olds might shrug and say something like “Oh that’s cool” and then go back to their video games, but not young Gerek. “Can you sign me up?” Gerek asked. “Well…It’s a little more complicated than that” Greg responded.

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