Stitches

April 18, 2012, 7:39 p.m. (ET)

Updates from NYC:

We asked several athletes about whom they would dedicate a stitch in the flag for the Raise Our Flag campaign. Here are some responses:


Betsey Armstrong, U.S. Olympic Water Polo goalkeeper, 2008 Olympic silver medalist:
“I definitely would dedicate to my family. Without a doubt, they have provided me with unconditional support.”

Dagmara Wozniak, U.S. Sabre Fencer, Qualified for 2012 U.S. Olympic Team, pending nomination
“I would dedicate it to my mom and my dad and my coach. All of them have helped me and I owe a lot to them.”

Race Imbolden, Top Junior Fencer
“I would give a stitch to my parents because I grew up in the inner city and this is an expensive sport. My parents worked double hours to make this happen.”

Chaunte Lowe, U.S. Olympic High Jumper, Two-time Olympian, American-record holder
“I would get a stitch on behalf of each member of my family. I would give one to my uncle who bought me my first pair of spikes.” She also said, “I’m going to have a lot of stitches.”
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