Hannah Halvorsen

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Halvorsen is 22 years old and a member of the U.S. Ski Team. She is based in Anchorage, Alaska where she trains with the APU Elite Team.  
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I’ve struggled with body satisfaction my entire life. I don’t just want to be skinnier, I want to be leaner, more defined, more like an… “athlete”. But last fall, I was hit by a car and I find myself wondering, is the body I have, not the body the insecure part of me craves, responsible for my return to sport?   Since I was little, the word “athlete” activated images of beautiful toned-muscled people in my...