London is calling Rachel Bootsma

  • Article by: RACHEL BLOUNT , Star Tribune
  • Updated: June 29, 2012 - 12:40 PM

Rachel Bootsma will live her Olympic dream. The Eden Prairie swimmer secured a spot in the London Games with a second-place finish in the 100-meter backstroke.

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mexpatJun. 27, 12 8:50 PM

Hooray! We will be cheering for you, Bootsma!!

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sternitzkyJun. 27, 12 9:16 PM

Congratulations!!!

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mrflynn6Jun. 28, 12 5:22 AM

Congratulations!!! Another home town athlete to cheer on in London!!

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ActTwoJun. 28, 12 6:24 AM

It is awesome to see someone work so hard for something, give up so much and then achieve it!

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ecknbeckJun. 28, 12 6:42 AM

This is so awesome to see!!! Congrats, can't wait to cheer you on in London!!

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AlaskaJimJun. 28, 12 7:04 AM

Congrats Missy and Rachael! It great to finally read a story about REAL athletes!

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dewaltJun. 28, 12 9:10 AM

AWESOME!!

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colonel715Jun. 28, 12 9:44 AM

Well done, Rachel!

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dorkeemnJun. 28, 1211:59 AM

Great job Rachel - Especially since the USA Swimming magazine (SPLASH) didn't even mention you as a possibility or one to watch!

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