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Video: One Year Later, Harvard Student-Athletes Reflect on Lack of Ivy League Competition Since Last March

March 10, 2021 marks one year since Harvard students received the news they would have to vacate campus. The Crimson sat down and spoke with three student-athletes to hear their reflections on the past year.

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Yaraslau Slavikouski: The Pinnacle of Discipline

Slavikouski, the unanimous selection for Ivy League Rookie of the Year and the first Harvard wrestler to win the honor in 16 years, has been staying active despite the hiatus in Ancient Eight contests. Currently, he is training in his home country of Belarus and is set to compete at the U23 Nationals at the end of March, followed by the European Championships.

One Year Later: Harvard Student-Athletes Reflect on Lack of Ivy League Competition Since Last March
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One Year Later: Harvard Student-Athletes Reflect on Lack of Ivy League Competition Since Last March

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Australian First-Year Student-Athletes Navigate the New Normal

You might find some on-campus student-athletes running along the Charles, waiting for their team’s designated time slot to lift in Harvard’s athletic facilities, or following Google docs with workouts prepared by their coaches. Not all first-year students were allowed back on campus this semester, however.

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Cambridge Public Showers

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Opposition to Cookies

Contact Sport to Combat Sport
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First-Year Linebacker Considers Amateur MMA Fighting in Place of Spring Semester

“I’ve started training in fighting again, and I am ready to compete again,” Locnikar said. “I am planning on having five fights in this next semester.”

Contact Sport to Combat Sport
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Contact Sport to Combat Sport

First-year Brock Locnikar poses in Harvard Stadium, but he hopes to take the field as a player soon. Until then, he will be taking on a different kind of contact sport: mixed martial arts.

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