21-Year-Old Judo Fighter Aims for 2016 Olympics
*This is a Chickasaw Nation Press Release
The desire to be a U.S. Olympic athlete burns hot in the heart of a Chickasaw woman.
When the Olympic torch ignites the cauldron at the 2016 summer games in Rio de Janerio, Brazil, it will be the full embodiment of a spark planted in the mind of seven-year-old Kayla Chappell. The spark has been simmering 14 years now.
The work to turn it into a roaring flame is just beginning.
You go woman! If you work hard, nothing can stop you!!