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Did you know that Southing- ton has an Olympian hopeful? Southington’s Austin Florian is on the USA Bobsled and Skeleton team and is presently ranked the fastest U.S. athlete on the Skel- eton. He is a graduate of Clarkson University and trains at the Lake Placid Olympic Center in New York. While many countries pay the costs for their Olympians, this is not the case in the USA. Our athletes need to raise the money needed to complete their training and also to get to the Olympics.
Austin Florian
Austin works and uses his own mon- ey to train. I’m afraid this publication is too late to pitch his golf tourna- ment but there is a website at the end of this article where you can donate to help Austin. The 2022 Winter Olym- pics are being held in Beijing, China and I for one, hope to see Austin com- pete and bring home a trophy for USA and for Southington!
If you would like to help Austin train and compete in the 2022 Win- ter Olympics please visit this website and click on the ‘Donate’ button. www.

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