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Sammy Oliech

Sammy Oliech – The Kind-Hearted Kenyan

Oct 1, 2019

Sammy is a Kenyan rugby player who plays for the Resolution Impala Saracens club and has also represented Kenya at the IRB World Sevens Series, the 2016 Rio Olympics, and in a number of XVs test matches. He is currently completing a degree in computing and hoping to dive further into cyber security. Sammy has…

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Athlete CRUSH app

Athlete CRUSH – The Must Have Sports App for Fans and Athletes

Sep 26, 2019

Who are we? We are a sport-tech company based in Philadelphia that has developed a new iOS mobile app. The app, Athlete CRUSH, is a revolutionary sport-specific social media application designed to change how athletes and fans interact. Our platform is a place where athletes can develop their personal brand, monetize, garner support for charitable…

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Delaney Booth Community Champion Award

Delaney Booth – The Remarkable Runner

Sep 24, 2019

When we established the Athlete CRUSH College Impact Awards, we set out on a mission to recognize and support some of the most selfless student-athletes from across the nation. The awards were such a success that we had to do it again this year. The submission pool was incredible were incredibly inspirational – but there…

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Olivia Gray - Catalyst Award

Olivia Gray – The Sympathetic Softballer

Sep 24, 2019

When we established the Athlete CRUSH College Impact Awards last year, we set out on a mission to recognize and support some of the most selfless student-athletes from across the nation. Last year, the awards were such a success that we had to do it again this year. While ALL of the submissions were awesome,…

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Lexie Priessman RAK Award

Lexie Priessman – The Joyful Gymnast

Sep 24, 2019

When we established the Athlete CRUSH College Impact Awards, we wanted to discover inspirational and influential student-athletes from across the nation. The submissions we receive are ALL incredible, however this year there was one entrant that our judges could not go past. The story of young Gracie Zaunbrecher and Lexie Priessman is something that really…

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Joshua Baker - MMA

Josh Baker – The Hebrew Hammer

Sep 19, 2019

Josh “The Hebrew Hammer” Baker is a professional MMA and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu fighter. He started out as a collegiate wrestler which paved the way for a career in fighting. He is also a 2018 JSWL Hall of Fame inductee for being part of the #5 high school team in the country back in 2006.…

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Daniela Jentsch

Daniela Jentsch – The Sports Soldier

Sep 17, 2019

Daniela is a German professional curler for Team Jentsch. Last year, she captained her team to one of their most successful years ever. They managed to take home gold at the German Championships, gold at the Qinghai Elite tournament, bronze at the European Championships, and they managed two more semi-final finishes as well! Daniela is…

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Team GB - Simon Lawson

Simon Lawson – The Bold Brit

Sep 12, 2019

Simon is a wheelchair racer who picked up the sport after tragically breaking his spine at the age of 19 and becoming paralysed. Simon is now a T53 wheelchair road racer for Team Great Britain. His injury hasn’t dwindled his love for sport or his infectious personality. Simon likes to see the positive side of…

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Amobi Okugo - Austin Bold FC

Amobi Okugo – The Frugal Athlete

Sep 10, 2019

Amobi Okugo is a professional soccer player and entrepreneur. He is a first generation Nigerian-American born and raised in California. After leaving UCLA after his freshman year, he pursued professional soccer and has amassed over 150 appearance with Philadelphia, Orlando, Kansas City, Portland, and Austin. He is the founder of A Frugal Athlete, a platform…

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