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Winter Sports Described in Ten Words

We asked a few winter athletes to explain their sports in ten words.  Can you figure out what sports they’re trying to describe?
a. “Try to stab opponent with precise timing, distance, and technique.”
b. “Intense, perseverance, mentality, hard-work, grind, excitement, pumped, success, mindset, physical.”
c. “Game on ice hitting pucks into nets with fancy sticks.”
d. “Two players hitting ball against a wall one bounce.”
e.  “Try to get the ball in the hoop swish yeah.”
f. “Falling fast down a slippery slope while weaving through gates”
g. “Painful but fun. Racing is exciting. What a great team.”

a. Sport: Fencing Credit: Kenny Lu ’19
b. Wrestling Credit: Owen Sherman ’19
c. Hockey Credit: Maeve Stauff  ’21
d. Squash Credit: Cyrus Illick ’19
e. Basketball Credit: Sam Phelan ’18
f. Skiing Credit: Charlie Mason ’19
g. Swimming Credit: Kristina Yarovinsky ’18
Editor in Chief 
Theodore Tellides

Managing Editor 
Katie Broun

Sarah Roberts
JR Stauff
Zoe Kim
Julia Kosinski
Connor Pignatello
Izzy Lopez-Kalapir
Lily Meyers
Veronica Yarovinsky

Ellie Doolittle
Katherine Takoudes
Leah Miller
Connor Hartigan
Saloni Jain
Simon Bazelon

Audrey Braun
Alex Hughes
Teddy Glover
Anushree Vashist
Sara Chung
Saira Munshani
George Kosinski

Olivia Capasso
Elena Savas
Noah Schmeisser
Ziggy Gleason
Casey Gleason
Melody Parker
Arthur Masiukiwicz

Nina Barandiaran
Arushi Srivastava

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Caitlyn Chow
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Elizabeth Gleason
Jennifer Nicolelli
Sorrel Westbrook
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