You couldn’t fault Shaun Atamanchuk if he thought the worst when he heard his UCL tear was the worst his doctor had ever seen.
Yet, the Beaumont, Alberta native took the news in stride, documenting his recovery through his Instagram account.
After nearly three years without baseball, he recently made the triumphant return to the bump with the University of Antelope Valley.
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“You have to stick with it, even when things don’t go your way.”
While Edmonton’s Chas Wheatley might be offering that advice to young baseball players, it’s hard not to think he has uttered those words to himself occasionally over the last few years.
The University of Iowa pitcher has seen more than his fair share of adversity while chasing his baseball dreams.
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Taylor Burns is a baseball coach and strength & conditioning coach who has impacted the lives of countless athletes in Alberta.
He is the owner and founder of Absolute Human Performance (AHP), a training facility in Edmonton.
Taylor was kind enough to write this story for us to help us celebrate all the amazing moms out there on this Mother’s Day. We thank him for his contribution – both here and in the sporting world – and we offer a big thanks to all the mothers who give us so much, so frequently.
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