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Q and A with 2004 Olympic gold medalist Tim Mack

By Ryan Kaczmarski With the London 2012 Olympic Summer Games set to open on Friday, West Life tracked down pole vaulter, Westlake native, Cleveland Sports Hall of Fame member (class of 2012) and 2004 gold medalist Tim Mack to see how the Athens games affected his life. Before he won gold in Athens, he was [...]

Bay Village native Maddie Kete swims toward an Olympic berth

By Ryan Kaczmarski The wealth of world-class athletes from the Westshore seems to be unending. Over the last few weeks, there have been several locals that either made, or are on the cusp of making, the U.S. Olympic team. Maddie Kete falls into the latter category with her Olympic swim trials qualification in the 50-meter [...]

Former Demon makes 2012 Olympic rowing team

By Ryan Kaczmarski Westlake High School graduate Margot Shumway, along with her rowing partner Sarah Trowbridge, has earned a spot on the U.S. Olympic rowing team and will be competing this summer in the 2012 London Summer Games. They will be competing in the women’s double sculls event, which is a two-person sculling boat where [...]

 

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