Picture an athlete in the middle of a game, tournament or competition, doing well against a competitor and still going strong. Their victory is imminent and they have worked hard for this moment and nothing can stop them now, except for this: asthma.

For many, asthma has become an obstacle on their way to success. Many people see asthma and the difficulty it causes as a reason or excuse to quit athletics, but some choose to stick it out and work to overcome it.

Freshman Zoe House is one of the few who chooses to overcome the obstacle. For five years, House has participated in various sports, including running, swimming, biking and fencing. But for most of her life she has struggled with asthma.

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