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Olympic Excellence

The most inspirational story from the Torino Games is from Joey Cheek. He donated his $25,000 bonus to charity after winning the 500m speed skating event. The charity - Right To Play was started by Johann Koss (former Olympic gold medal speed skater) NPR. did a piece on him - have a listen. He also donated his $15,000 bonus for winning a silver. He’s awesome! How refreshing and inspiring is it to hear about such a selfless athlete?

DavidInspirations02/25/06 1 comments

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Dad • 03/11/06 8:14 PM:

I don’t know if that’s the most inspiring story, but it’s right up there with the best. Joey is to be congratulated, not only for his selflessness, but also for recognizing and using his powerful opportunity for good.

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