There are more than one million kids participating in high school football nationwide. At some point in their young careers they were taught the complexities of the game – rules, positions, verbiage, etc.
If you've got kids, they've got cuts. No matter how often you tell them to be careful or not to do something, they'll continue to accumulate skinned knees and elbows. But which cuts will heal with a simple Band-Aid, and which will need stitches?
Five years ago, then 10-year-old Calista Frederick-Jaskiewicz was working diligently on her figure skating talents, which included a lot of cross-training to keep her in shape. Traditional methods of cross-training, such as running and spending a lot of time at the gym, weren’t interesting enough for the youngster.
So Calista—with the guidance of her mother, Cynde Frederick—began training in...
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