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June 22, 1996 | IRENE GARCIA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two decades after being named Royal High athlete of the year, Julia Celotto (nee Lendl) has resumed her competitive athletic career at no small sacrifice. At 37, she is one of the oldest members of the pro beach volleyball tour and far from one of the best. She left her family behind in Eureka, Calif., follows a grueling training regimen that includes killer workouts on Manhattan Beach, and travels around the country four months a year for virtually no pay.
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June 22, 1996 | IRENE GARCIA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two decades after being named Royal High athlete of the year, Julia Celotto (nee Lendl) has resumed her competitive athletic career at no small sacrifice. At 37, she is one of the oldest members of the pro beach volleyball tour and far from one of the best. She left her family behind in Eureka, Calif., follows a grueling training regimen that includes killer workouts on Manhattan Beach, and travels around the country four months a year for virtually no pay.
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July 6, 1997 | ROB FERNAS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sure, they've come a long way. The inception of two pro basketball leagues in the past year and a greater awareness of Title IX's gender-equity provisions point to the gains women are making in athletics. But preparing women to take advantage of opportunities hasn't always come easy. Lynn Bartosh recalls the apprehension she felt coming out of Ventura High in 1976 and embarking on a college basketball career at UCLA. "It was an eye-opener," she said.
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