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In Their Own Words: The Best Tweets And Photos From Next Olympic Hopeful Participants

By Emily Reinwald | Aug. 23, 2017, 12:08 p.m. (ET)

Watch "Scouting Camp - The Next Olympic Hopeful" at 2:30 p.m. ET on Sunday, Dec. 31. Don't miss the action as nearly 100 athletes from track and field, volleyball, basketball, lacrosse and countless other sports transfer their talents to bobsled, rugby, skeleton and track cycling in hopes of earning a spot on an Olympic team. And don't miss your chance to sign up for the 2018 version of "Scouting Camp" at TeamUSA.org/NextOlympicHopeful and begin your path to the podium today.

From finding out who was selected to their final day training at the Olympic Training Center, more than 90 athletes documented their journeys online while competing in Next Olympic Hopeful. Even the mentors--Olympians John Daly, Lauryn Williams, Carlin Isles, and Sarah Hammer--and coaches shared some behind-the-scenes photos and words of wisdom. Check out the best posts below, and be sure to tune into NBCSN on Friday at 9 p.m. ET.

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