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Coaches and Kids Playing in the Rain

Competition Day

Published by Mackenzie Willborn, Duke Women’s Swimming and Diving
Returning home from Vietnam is honestly a bit daunting to think about. After seeing and feeling so many things, going…
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ACE Coaches at Sports Camp

First Week in Gordon’s Bay

Published by Chelsea Red-Horse Mohl, Stanford Women's Beach Volleyball
With our first week in Gordon's Bay already gone, I am filled with so many experiences and memories. The opportunity…
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ACE in South Africa Group at an Overlook of Gordon's Bay

Looking Past the Clouds

Published by Christine Streisel, Duke Women's Track and Field
Molweni! The first week of ACE in South Africa has been amazing and we’ve already learned so much in such…
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ACE Student-Athlete with Kids

ACE in Nomzamo

Published by Logan Karam, Stanford Women's Soccer
"Molo, ngubani igama lakho?" (hello, what is your name?) screamed with such enthusiasm that it rang loudly in my ears!…
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Panorama of a Rugby Pitch in South Africa

Rugby in the Cape

Published by Sean Tate, Duke Men's Swimming and Diving
In my lengthy career as a swimmer, I have played both roles of the athlete and the coach. As I…
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Sunset Over Gordon's Bay

A Run to Remember

Published by Julia DiTosto, Stanford Women's Field Hockey
Running sprints isn’t exactly my favorite activity. Come to think of it, it’s not even in my top ten. Ironically,…
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Colorful Bo-Kaap Houses

An Evening in Bo-Kaap

Published by Maya Jackson, Stanford Women's Softball
The rainbow of houses stands out in Cape Town's grey cityscape. Up a steep side street, bold hues of pink, green, blue,…
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ACE Student-Athletes Rowing

Intercontinental Collaboration

Published by Sajan Patel, Stanford Men’s Fencing, and Mackenzie Willborn, Duke Women's Swimming & Diving
After two weeks of working together, us coaches have all become much closer as a group; we have shared a…
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Red Team Cố Lên!

Published by Kevin Gehsmann, Duke Football, and Allie DaCar, Stanford Women's Lacrosse
The two of us coach together on the same color team. We partner with Reagan and two Vietnamese coaches to…
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ACE Student-Athletes Playing Baseball with Vietnamese Coaches and Students

America’s Pastime

Published by Reagan Damoose, Stanford Women’s Lightweight Rowing, and Johnathan Schwartzman, Duke Men's Fencing
Intro: JD and Reagan both coach baseball with two Vietnamese coaches, who prior to the camp had never played the…
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