North Carroll’s Katie Zaferes Knows Late Father Is Watching Over Olympic Triathlon Journey

North Carroll graduate Katie Zaferes will compete with the U.S. Olympic Triathlon team at the upcoming Tokyo Games in honor of her late father, Bill Hursey, who passed away in April at the age of 60. “He’s so intertwined in my triathlon career and journey,” Zaferes said.

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Abby Gustaitis: From North Harford To Maryland Pre-Med Student To Olympic Rugby Player

North Harford grad Abby Gustaitis will serve as one of the captains of the U.S. Women’s Rugby Sevens team at the Tokyo Games — despite not playing the sport until her freshman year at Maryland. “I’m just so proud to be where I am and excited,” Gustaitis said.

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Johnny Stefanowicz: From Bel Air To U.S. Marine Corps To Olympic Wrestler

Johnny Stefanowicz began wrestling at the age of 4 in Bel Air, Md., but he didn’t get an offer to wrestle at the collegiate level after graduating from high school. Instead, he chose the Marine Corps, and he credits that discipline for helping to make him an Olympian.

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