The Orion

3 students train for the heptathlon

First-year Olivia Abbott winds up to launch the shot put during practice. Photo credit: Cam Lesslie

Danielle Pubill

April 27, 2016

The heptathlon is seven events over the course of two days in track and field. The hard work, dedication and team support are critical factors. Junior Brooke Whitburn, sophomore Melanie O'Brien and first-year Olivia Abbott all strive together to reach their goals and to compete at their best.Many athletes ...

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