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Samantha Retrosi

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Samantha Retrosi

Samantha Retrosi competed in women’s singles luge at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin. Since her retirement in 2007, she has been active in the struggle for social justice and human rights, including the Occupy movement. She is currently a graduate student in George Mason University’s Department of Sociology.

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As a luge competitor at the 2006 Winter Games, I saw the dehumanization and corporate domination behind the Olympic ideal.