2016-OLYMPICS

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3 Mormons to Watch for in the 2016 Paralympics

by Danielle B. Wagner | Mormon Life

Heading to Rio this year along with several other LDS athletes  are three inspiring Paralympic athlete...

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LDS Olympic Athletic Trainer Shares How His Religion Helped Him Get to Rio

by Deseret News | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

Dustin Williams, a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is headed to Brazil to serve ...

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Mormons to Watch for at the 2016 Rio Olympics

by Danielle B. Wagner | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

Athletes from around the globe are getting ready to compete in the dream of a lifetime this Olympics, and a...

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LDS Father & Son Cut Open an Olympic Torch to See What's Inside

by Danielle B. Wagner | Videos Famous Mormons Fun

What would compel LDS father and son Daniel and Lincoln Markham to saw an authentic Rio 2016 Olympic Torch ...

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The Major Role Religion Will Play at the 2016 Olympic Games

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

Should religion play a role in the Olympics? Well this year it is in a surprising way. It's no secret that ...

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LDS Athlete Barely Misses Olympic Games After Controversial Track Race

by Jeff Hampton | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

Shaquille Walker has been a star since the second he stepped on campus at BYU. The middle distance runner c...

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LDS Gymnast Going to Olympics as USA Team Alternate

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

Whether or not she competes in the upcoming Olympics, Mykayla Skinner has earned her spot on the USA gymnas...

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Blind LDS Athlete to Compete in 2016 Paralympic Games

by Jeff Hampton | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

Meet the LDS paralympic athlete who just qualified for the 2016 Games in Rio. Tyson Gunter has albinism. Si...

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U.S. Olympian After Making the Rio Team: "I'm Here to Love and Serve Christ"

by LDS Living | Videos Mormon Life

Recently, Team USA shared a video to their Facebook page  of David Boudia and Steele Johnson's fi...

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From Paralysis & Brain Injury to the 2016 Paralympics: One Mormon's Incredible Journey

by LDS Living | Mormon Life

When a car ran a light, slamming into the side of the car Ann Yoshida was riding in, Yoshida was left paral...