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Watch: Latter-day Saint gymnast MyKayla Skinner nails the vault at U.S. Gymnastics Championships

by Danielle Christensen | June 8, 2021

Latter-day Saint and former University of Utah gymnast MyKayla Skinner is one step closer to the 2021 Tokyo...

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Going for the goal: Why MyKayla Skinner is giving the Olympics one more shot

by Morgan Jones | May 12, 2021

On November 14, 2019, MyKayla Skinner Harmer achieved a goal she has dreamed of since she was a little girl...

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'Hope for the best, expect the best': How an Olympic silver medalist put her own spin on 2 sayings we’ve all heard

by LDS Living Staff

“You win some, you lose some.” “Hope for the best, expect the worst.” These are two clichés we’ve all heard...

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"This Is Your Gift": Mother of 9 Shares Her Journey to the Atlanta Olympic Marathon Trials

by Clairissa Cooper

Rena Elmer is no stranger to trials—those of the painful, gut-wrenching variety and also those of Olympic s...

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LDS Woman Who Placed 2nd in Boston Marathon Qualifies for Olympic Trials

by KSL | Mormon Life

After taking second in the Boston Marathon despite miserable running conditions, LDS runner Sarah Sellers i...

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Praying on the Field + 4 More Times Latter-day Saint Olympians Shared Their Faith on the World Stage

by Danielle B. Wagner | Makes You Think Mormon Life

From praying on an Olympic field to standing up for virtue and modesty, Latter-day Saint Olympians have let...

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U.S. Olympian Makes History Skating to LDS Artist's Song (+ Other Mormon Musicians Featured at the Olympics)

by Danielle B. Wagner | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

LDS musicians made quite the appearance at the Olympic figure skating events this year, with music by the P...

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LDS Olympian Shares What Happened When She Was Faced with a Modesty Dilemma at a Photo Shoot

by Noelle Pikus-Pace, excerpted from "Focused" | Famous Mormons

Before my first Olympic appearance, I was invited to attend an incredibly comprehensive social event known ...

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13 Olympians Featured in General Conference Talks

by Alexandra Mortenson | Mormon Life

Olympians have inspired many over the years, including leaders of the Church. Here are a few  whose na...

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Olympic Medalist Honors LDS Father in the Most Touching Way

by Katie Lambert | Mormon Life

Thanks to the Deseret News for making us aware of this story . Standing on the podium wearing a bronze meda...