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    Arkansas Figure Skater Aims for Olympic Glory

    Not since 2006 has an American woman medaled in Olympic singles figure skating, but 15-year-old Pooja Kalyan may well change that: When she’s not planning her education — or patenting consumer products — the Fayetteville native is training 18 hours per week for figure skating greatness. After medaling in both national and international events, Kalyan’s setting her sights on the 2022 Winter Olympics, where she hopes to break the U.S. medal drought. If she can demonstrate consistency, one U.S. Figure Skating official says, the possibilities are “absolutely endless.”

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