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Greg Louganis A Master Student Maui Mullineaux
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A Quick Biography Born on January 29, 1960 to 15 year old parents of Samoan and Swedish ancestries Adopted by Peter and Frances Louganis and was raised in San Diego, CA Louganis found schoolwork difficult, and found out many years later that he was dyslexic
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Biography (cont’d) After scoring a 10 in the Junior Olympics at age 11, he began concentrating on diving with the help of Dr. Sammy Lee With the aid of Dr. Lee, Louganis won a silver medal in platform diving at the 1976 Olympics
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How is Greg Louganis a “Master Student”? His ability to focus and willingness to work on platform diving while suffering from both internal and external negative influences
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Unformatted text preview: While training for the 1988 Olympic Games, Louganis tested positive for the HIV virus, but continued diving with the help of medication As a child, he was constantly taunted because of the color of his skin, his interest in gymnastics, acrobatics, and dance In 1994, Louganis wrote his autobiography, which included information about his bouts of depression, drug abuse, abusive relationships, and his homosexuality How is Greg Louganis a Master Student? He understood the risks of diving while infected with HIV, seeing as he could potentially fall ill and never recover However, he accepted the diagnosis, and with help from his doctor, he courageously continued on with the sport...
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