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Team Saskatchewan athlete sacrificed other sports to specialize in rowing – Regina
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Team Saskatchewan athlete sacrificed other sports to specialize in rowing – Regina

Sixteen-year-old Brooklyn Schwab will represent her home province in the upcoming Canada Summer Games in Niagara in August, but her journey to this point did not come without some sacrifices along the way. Schwab had to make the tough decision to give up not only ringette, but softball as well, both of which she had been playing competitively since she was five years old.Schwab said that saying goodbye to ringette was less of a blow, as she had lost the spark for the game, but softball was tougher to drop.“It was one of my favourite sports that I’ve played,” said Schwab. “It’s just such a nice community, so it was hard to leave some of my friends, and to leave the game itself. I miss being out at the diamonds.” Read more: Roughriders’ Cody Fajardo returns to the fie...