“Dan Thompson prefers to not allow history to define him.
It would be easy, after all, to stew over a twist of events at the height of his athletic career that robbed him of a chance to live the dream of countless athletes. That despite it was a set of circumstances far beyond his control.
Thompson was a 24-year-old breaststroke specialist apparently headed to the 1980 Olympics in Moscow as the swim team captain before a U.S.-led boycott sidelined Canada from the event. A shoulder injury kept him out of the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles.”
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