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4 Keys To USWNT Olympic Success

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I don’t know about you but I absolutely love the Olympics. The games are only a few days away and if you’re like me – you’re ecstatic!  In my opinion the Olympics are the pinnacle of sport that is a wonderful showcase of years of commitment and hard work from the athletes. Plus, it reminds me of some of my most favorite memories from my playing days with the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team. Four years ago on August 9, 2012 we won the gold medal match against Japan at the London Olympic games. The year prior we had just lost to Japan in the World Cup final so there was a lot of excitement and redemption to be had. Our second U.S. professional domestic league had folded a few months after the World Cup final so going into the games we had six months of preparation solely as a team and we were ready to showcase all of our hard work. We were eager to compete, and win gold after our heartbreaking loss the year prior.... More