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April 1, 2000 | JIM HOLLANDER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Her Adidas commercial shows a young woman running, loudly huffing and puffing, brown hair tied back, sweat beading on her brow. The celebrity it brings her symbolizes for Jami Goldman that, as an athlete, she has arrived. The 31-year-old Huntington Beach resident began competitive running less than three years ago, and already owns world records in the 100-, 200- and 400-meter dashes. Her good fortune has been especially bountiful in the last year.
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October 25, 2000 | Judy Silber, (714) 966-5988
The annual mayor's prayer breakfast Nov. 16 will feature para-athlete Jami Goldman as a guest speaker. Goldman will speak about her experiences overcoming the amputation of both her legs to become a competitive runner. The breakfast begins at 7 a.m. at the Radisson Resort at Knott's Berry Farm, 7675 Crescent Ave. The cost is $10 per person. Information: (714) 562-3844.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 25, 2000 | Judy Silber, (714) 966-5988
The annual mayor's prayer breakfast Nov. 16 will feature para-athlete Jami Goldman as a guest speaker. Goldman will speak about her experiences overcoming the amputation of both her legs to become a competitive runner. The breakfast begins at 7 a.m. at the Radisson Resort at Knott's Berry Farm, 7675 Crescent Ave. The cost is $10 per person. Information: (714) 562-3844.
NEWS
April 1, 2000 | JIM HOLLANDER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Her Adidas commercial shows a young woman running, loudly huffing and puffing, brown hair tied back, sweat beading on her brow. The celebrity it brings her symbolizes for Jami Goldman that, as an athlete, she has arrived. The 31-year-old Huntington Beach resident began competitive running less than three years ago, and already owns world records in the 100-, 200- and 400-meter dashes. Her good fortune has been especially bountiful in the last year.
SPORTS
August 6, 1999 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Miscellany Double amputee Jami Goldman of Huntington Beach, the women's record holder in the 200-meter dash, begins competition today in the Disabled Sports USA National Summer Games at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va. Goldman, 30, had both legs amputated at the knee 11 years ago as a result of frostbite.
NEWS
January 4, 1988
Two skiers who became lost and holed up in their disabled vehicle for 10 days in the snowbound Arizona wilderness may face amputation because of severe frostbite to their feet, doctors said. Lisa Barzano, 18, of Phoenix and Jami Goldman, 19, of Scottsdale were in Scottsdale Memorial Hospital, where doctors upgraded their condition to fair, but said they would wait a week before determining if amputation was required. "They are getting better, but . . . there will be some permanent damage," Dr.
SPORTS
June 13, 1998
Rick Curtis, the long-time athletic director at Irvine High, will become the athletic director at Irvine's Northwood High, which will open in the fall of 1999. Curtis, who has been athletic director at Irvine for the past nine years, will remain at the school until then. He said Irvine will consider splitting his position into boys' and girls' athletic directors after he leaves.
SPORTS
November 13, 2001 | Larry Stewart and \f7
What: "Up and Running" Authors: Jami Goldman and Andrea Cagan Publisher: Simon & Schuster Price: $25 * Goldman, a double amputee from Huntington Beach who became a competitive runner, is an amazing person with an amazing story. With Los Angeles writer Cagan, Goldman tells that story clearly in this 244-page book. On Dec. 23, 1987, when Goldman was 19, she and a friend, Lisa Barzano, returning from a Colorado ski trip to Phoenix, took a wrong turn.
SPORTS
July 2, 1998 | YUNG KIM, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jami Goldman never took sports very seriously, until 10 years ago. That's when she lost both her legs, amputated six inches below her knees because of frostbite. "In life you have a choice," said Goldman, 29, who lives in Huntington Beach. "You can be stuck where you are or you can try to do something." Last month, she did something. Goldman set the national record in the 200 meters at the Orthotics and Prosthetics National games at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va. Her time of 41.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 26, 1999 | JIM HOLLANDER
Her name was Jami Goldman. She was a camp counselor sitting at a table of 7-year-olds in the mountains above Malibu. She had two girls climbing on her back and arms while she somehow found a way to get a sandwich to her mouth and hold a conversation. The first thing you noticed was that she was a double amputee, wearing two shiny metal prostheses. She and a friend were returning from a ski trip 11 years ago when they became stranded for 10 days by a snowdrift in Arizona.
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