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12 Olympic athletes who want to save the planet

By: Julie Knapp on Feb. 4, 2010, 5:31 a.m.
Angela Ruggiero, Women’s Hockey


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Angela Ruggiero, hockey

Three-time medalist Ruggiero, who’s set to make her fourth Winter Olympics appearance this year as a defenseman on the American women’s ice hockey team, is an active member of, an international campaign focused on inspiring the world to find solutions for the climate crisis.