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Topic: Journey - November 07 2022
The Athlete Within

Amaya Leiby, freshman water polo player at Arizona State University and VIS Advocate™, worked hard to become that athlete she is today. From training alone at her local pool to moving to a new state to further her career, her journey has been one filled with solitude and sacrifice.

By: Morgan Mulligan

VIS Creator™

& Amaya Leiby

VIS Advocate™

Topic: Journey

November 07 2022

You are not alone. I'll say it again: you are not alone.  Loneliness is not often associated with sport, especially a team sport. An athlete has coaches, mentors, and teammates. They wear a jersey, representing something bigger than themselves. An athlete attends team lifts, scrimmages, and travels to tournaments. They  are often seen celebrating a win amidst a circle of cheers and are  known to huddle with their peers after experiencing a loss.  But, throughout my athlet...
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