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Becky Edwards

Becky Edwards

 

A RELENTLESS PURSUIT: MY ACL JOURNEY

Thursday, June 13, 2013: A day in my life that I will never forget. 9AM training at Nike’s beautiful campus in Beaverton, Oregon. Life is good. I am living my dream of playing professional soccer.

Warm up, passing pattern, offense vs. defense, and a possession drill to goals...Just another day at the office. My Portland Thorns team of the National Women’s Soccer League is preparing for our eleventh game of the season against the Seattle Reign.

Then it happens. I leap forward...