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How an LDS Father of 4 Became a World Champion Despite a Chronic Health Condition (+ How He Stood Up for His Faith)

by Deseret News | October 17, 2017 | Mormon Life

"I do not compete on Sunday; I do not workout on Sunday," Cody Moat says. "A few years back, Spartan Race w...

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How a Seminary Teacher Became the Man That Professional Athletes Turn to for Guidance, Inspiration

by Deseret News | September 8, 2017 | Mormon Life

Justin Su’a has gone from the seminary classroom to the sidelines and dugouts of NFL and MLB teams to inspi...

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The Dream That Led a 3-Time Olympic Medalist to Join the Church

by Danielle B. Wagner | July 28, 2017 | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

Standing at an incredible 6 feet 11 inches, Krešimir Ćosić was made for basketball. Born in Zadar, Yugoslav...

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3 LDS Athletes Who Turned Down $1 Mill or $.5 Mill to Serve Missions

by Danielle B. Wagner | July 15, 2017 | Mormon Life

Did you know that three Mormons turned down six-figure signing bonuses or more to serve a mission? And in d...

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Chicago Cubs Prospect Says He Doesn't Regret Serving an LDS Mission

by Deseret News | July 5, 2017

Although Jacob Hanneman is considered an older prospect for the Chicago Cubs due to his LDS mission, he doe...

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LDS Athlete Opens Mission Call Before Winning National Swimming Title

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

"His entire team, and coach, have been supportive of his desire to serve even though they say they will des...

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LDS Teen Pulled Over by Police Receives Huge Surprise: A National Running Award

by KSL | Videos Mormon Life

Casey Clinger became the first male athlete in Utah to ever receive a Gatorade athlete award, an honor won ...

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LDS Man to Run 200 Miles Nonstop for Children's Hospital

by Hayley Yates | Mormon Life

Jesse Zweig, 28, of the Lake Forest Ward in California, is defying all odds this week as he attempts what f...

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The LDS Double Leg Amputee Who Is Breaking American Records in Swimming

by Katie Lambert | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Brickelle Bro's hand slid into the water one last time just before she hit the pressure-sensitive timi...

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Mormons to Watch for During the 2016 Paralympic Games (+Their Inspiring Stories)

by Danielle B. Wagner | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

Heading to Rio this year following  several other LDS athletes  who competed in the 2016 Olympics...