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Oscar Pistorious

His sport has him pounding the ground, but we think Oscar Pistorius soars!

This 25 year old South African sprinter has had a long journey rife with hurdles, but he has overcome them through unwavering determination and is set to become the first double amputee athlete to compete at the Olympics.

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Free Social Skills
Push Out The Negative. Pull In The Positive.

Positive self-talk makes kids feel like a champion whether they're shooting for Olympic gold or an A+ on a test.
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This touching video from the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games reminds us that if you don't give up, you cannot fail.
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Going for Gold Every Day:
WINGS kids use same skills as Olympic Athletes to win Gold, Silver, Bronze

The 2012 London Summer Olympics will showcase the world's best athletes – extraordinary talents who have perfected their craft and reached such a high level of excellence not only because of their impressive physical capabilities, but also through practicing social and emotional (SE) skills.
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Meet Danielle

This standout student is a rising 5th grader who will be launching into her 4th year with WINGS this August. She's proven a quick study with the WINGS learning objectives and has done a superb job of absorbing and implementing them into her daily life. She has awards to prove it!
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