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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 Thomas Linn

Linn, Thomas A. 48, of Scottsdale died in Africa on April 5, 2014. There are many ways to describe Thomas Linn; he was an accomplished athlete, world traveler, and entrepreneur. Most importantly, Thomas was a loyal friend to many and a beloved husband to his wife, Jennifer. Growing up in Tucson, Thomas developed a life-long passion for racquetball during his teen years. His skills on the court eventually earned him an invitation to compete for a spot on the U.S. Olympic Team. He was also...
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