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Every few years, the Olympic Games return to thrill us with pageantry and drama, intense competition, and moving personal stories. Whether celebrating victory or suffering agonizing defeat, Olympians inspire us with their passion and dedication. This memorial site was created to remember athletes, coaches and others with the Olympic spirit who strived to go "Faster, Higher, Stronger."

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Remembering the life, death and legacy of Olympian Roanne WINNETT

WINNETT, Roanne Roanne Frances Denny Winnett, International Horse Woman, passed away on August 16th at the age of 58 in Wellington, Florida surrounded by family and friends. She is survived by her husband, Scott Reinsberg; children, Trevor, Jessica and Kyle; siblings, Alyson Denny, Dr. Nicholas Denny; nieces, Catherine and Stephanie; nephews, William and Laim. Roanne's mother Muriel Millar-Denny lives in the U.K. and her late father Dr. Frank Denny gave Roanne all the love and support a...
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