THOR: AMERICANS ACROSS THE
COUNTRY ARE WEARING THE RED,
WHITE, AND BLUE WITH PRIDE
TODAY. AND THIS WEEKEND, ONE LINCOLN
ATHLETE WILL CARRY THOSE COLORS
OVERSEAS
MEGAN HARRINGTON OF LINCOLN WILL
SKATE ON THE UNITED STATES TEAM
IN THE WORLD ROLLER GAMES IN BARCELONA. HARRINGTON IS KNOWN AS FLASH
WITH THE NO COAST DERBY GIRL
SQUAD IN THE CAPITAL CITY AND IS
THE ONLY PLAYER IN THE STATE TO
MAKE THE U.S. TEAM. SHE SURVIVED A PAIR OF CUTS TO
MAKE THE TEAM, AND SHE HOPES TO
USE HER PERFORMANCE IN SPAIN TO
RAISE PARTICIPATION AMONG GIRLS
IN THE CORNHUSKER STATE. THINK IT IS REALLY AN
EMPOWERING SPORT FOR WOMEN,
BECAUSE IT IS CONTACT COMPARABLE
TO FOOTBALL OR HOCKEY. YOU JUST DON’T SEE THAT AS
OFTEN, AND SOMETIMES IT IS
FROWNED UPON FOR WOMEN AND GIRLS
TO DO THOSE TYPES OF THINGS. BUT, REALLY INSPIRING THE YOUTH
THAT WE ARE STRONG WOMEN. WE CAN DO A LOT OF COOL THINGS
ON SKATES. THOR: THAT IS FOR SURE. THE U.S. IS DEFENDING ITS GOLD
MEDAL NEXT WEEK STARTING
TUESDAY. HARRINGTON HAS ALSO STARTED HER
OWN YOUTH LEAGUES. YOU CAN FIND THAT INFORMATIO

Lincoln native makes Team USA for World Roller Games
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