Lewis-Palmer proves flexible in pool win over Air Academy

Sports: Gazette Preps : Other Wed, Apr 8, 2015 - 4:10 AM 0

MONUMENT - Doctors recently told Lewis-Palmer senior Philip Riegert that he is "too flexible." It would sound like a superpower for most competitive swimmers, but Riegert's ultra-flexibility has actually kept him out...

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