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Olympians Highlight Resilience in Face of Adversity

Olympians Highlight Resilience in Face of Adversity

Overcoming obstacles to achieve success is the most valuable aspect of competition, according to Olympians Charlie Buckingham (COL ’11) and Michelle Konkoly (COL ’15) in a talk in Copley Formal Lounge on Feb. 16. Konkoly won four medals at the Rio 2016 Paralympics, including two golds in the 50 meters[Read More…]

by February 24, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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KONKOLY | After Accident, Swimmer Thrives

Three years ago, doctors were debating whether senior Michelle Konkoly would ever walk again. After a horrendous accident, Konkoly was left temporarily paralyzed below the waist. But she battled; she endured several surgeries and an arduous rehabilitation program. Months later she was walking. She then returned to the Georgetown swim[Read More…]

by May 16, 2014 1 comment Sports, Sports - Top