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Golf Channel's Lauren Thompson hosts a look into the powerful and inspiring stories of successful athletes who represent what it truly means to be a champion. Each episode features professional and amateur athletes who have surmounted obstacles to achieve miraculous moments in the world of sports. These personal tales demonstrate that resilience and heart are often just as important as speed, strength, agility and skill in the arena of athletics.

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NHL defenseman Nate Schmidt's upbringing molds him into an ideal teammate; Matt Parziale's hometown is always there for its own; Olympic silver medalist Gus Kenworthy takes a camera and his skis to southwest Uganda.
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Inside the new Olympic sport of competitive surfing; NHL Stanley Cup champion John Carlson tours his hometown of Colonia, N.J.; Traden Karch, who's dealing with memory loss after a car accident and using golf as a path to recovery.
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Gary Smith combats Parkinson's with golf; inside the heated rivalry between the U.S. and Canadian women's hockey teams, which came down to a final penalty shot at the 2018 Olympic Games; Washington, D.C., hockey family the Weismans.
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Professional race car driver Bubba Wallace; South Korean golfer Se-ri Pak; MMA fighters Frank Shamrock and Tito Ortiz; boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard plays a round of golf; the Lexington horse school.
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Paralympic athlete Alana Nichols; current U.S. Navy lieutenant-turned-pro race car driver Jesse Iwuji; U.S. Open winner Dustin Johnson; one of the youngest and fastest speed skaters in the world, Maame Biney.
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Baseball player Jacob Steinberg's injury shifts his dreams; the Sadekar sisters change the way people look at golf; two sisters line up on opposite teams at the Olympics; two best friends tee off against each other.
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Deshaun Watson's childhood is impacted by a former NFL star; up-and-coming golfer Lauren Artis stops at nothing to make a difference in her community; Bryson DeChambeau's win at the U.S. Amateur Championship ultimately saves his father's life.
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Swimming prodigy Reece Whitley, how the Harlem Lacrosse school is bettering its students in the classroom and on the field; skating with a U.S. sled hockey powerhouse program.
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A NASCAR pit crew is profiled during the Daytona 500; how a caddie became golfer Jason Day's mentor and coach.
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A Michigan teen finds his way out of homelessness through caddying; a Kenyan volleyball player with Olympic aspirations.
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A hockey coach goes back to college to earn his degree; a long distance runner from Ethiopia has his sights on the Olympics.
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Golfer Justin Thomas; a family of horse trainers creates a lasting legacy.
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The team component of golf is explored; Adam Scott's father reflects on his son's career on the PGA Tour.
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Mixed martial artists try to master the game of golf; New Jersey Devils center Brian Boyle overcomes a battle with cancer.
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NFL quarterback Kirk Cousins talks about his relationship with his father; an Olympic bobsledder carries out her father's legacy.
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Olympic gold medalist Maddie Bowman is inspired by her mother; American skier Gus Kenworthy takes a trip to Uganda.
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American snowboarders and skiers; Olympic gold medalist Lindsey Vonn discusses her rise to become the best in her sport.
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American snowboarder Ryan Stassel is also an expert fisherman; Olympic gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin shares her love of singing and dancing.
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An Olympic luger explores her small-town roots; professional ice hockey player Nick Foligno.
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Kansas City Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt; a teenage equestrian hopes for the Olympics.
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A teenage phenom's rise to the top of the figure skating world; a profile on Iowa wrestling.

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