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America’s Olympic Gymnastics Star Nastia Liukin at ESPN WWOS

For the average Orlando traveler, the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex is one of the most under appreciated parts of the Walt Disney World resort. But for the athletes who train and compete at the complex, it is a … Continue reading

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ESPN RISE Games – Thriller Edition

Had a great time at the opening ceremonies of the ESPN RISE Games on Saturday. The crowd and the student athletes were really pumped up for the official launch of the two week event. I think this rendition of Thriller, … Continue reading

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Youth Athletes prepare to ‘RISE’ Above in ESPN RISE Games at ESPN WWOS

For two weeks in July, the ESPN RISE Games presented by Target will bring together more than 13,000 student athletes at the newly re-imagined ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. Returning for its second year at the complex, the July … Continue reading

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ESPN RISE Games set for 2010 at ESPN WWOS

I attended last year’s inaugural ESPN RISE Games at Disney’s Wide World of Sports. It was a rain drenched opening ceremony but all the student athletes were really into it and a lot of fun was had by all. Since … Continue reading

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Inaugural ESPN Rise Games kick off at Disney’s Wide World of Sports

This whole week Disney’s Wide World of Sports is given over to the inaugural ESPN Rise Games. ESPN Rise is the sports channel’s attempt to unify all their coverage of competitive and elite amateur sports under one brand. The ESPN … Continue reading

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