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Keelan Anderson: Overcoming Type 1 Diabetes to Become a Record-Breaking Kicker in Wyoming High School Football

Keelan Anderson: Overcoming Type 1 Diabetes to Become a Record-Breaking Kicker in Wyoming High School Football

Key points:

  • Keelan Anderson, a senior at Cheyenne South, has overcome Type 1 diabetes to become a record-breaking kicker in Wyoming high school football.
  • Anderson's powerful right leg has allowed him to set a new Wyoming record with a 61-yard field goal.
  • His journey from being a goalkeeper in competitive soccer to discovering his passion for kicking is an inspiring tale of resilience and determination.

Cheyenne South senior Keelan Anderson, who was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes as a middle-schooler, has found a new passion in kicking. Anderson, who used to be one of the fastest players on his soccer teams, turned to football and set a Wyoming record by kicking a 61-yard field goal. He has the four longest made field goals in the state this year. Anderson’s story of resilience and determination has gained attention from college coaches and has inspired others.

Read more at Wyoming Tribune Eagle

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