Top Athlete Reddit IAmA's http://www.topiama.com/cat/athlete The latest Athlete IAmA's collected from Reddit AthleteIamA Lucha Underground Wrestler Marty The Moth - Martin Casaus AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/5901/iama-lucha-underground-wrestler-marty-the-moth I am a federal budget analyst. My focus is macro fiscal policy, including the main drivers of spending and revenue, deficits, and debt. I am happy to talk about the Trump skinny budget, and I am happy to talk about the American Health Care Act, though I'm not a health policy expert. The opinions expressed here are my own and do not reflect those of my place of employment.

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Mon, 20 Mar 2017 0:00:00 EDT
AthleteIAmA Special Olympics Athlete ask me anything http://www.topiama.com/r/5885/iama-special-olympics-athlete-ask-me-anything Hey guys - happy to be here for an AMA today at 2:15pm PT / 5:15pm ET. T2 Trainspotting opens in the US March 17th.

Thank you guys so much for a great AMA. A lot of great questions. Go see T2 TRAINSPOTTING in the US beginning next Friday, March 17th!

Get tickets for T2 TRAINSPOTTING here - http://www.t2trainspottingmovie.com/?ticket

Watch the trailer here - https://www.facebook.com/T2TrainspottingMovie/videos/743783532463888/

Follow me on Twitter - @mcgregor_ewan

Proof: https://twitter.com/t2trainspotting/status/840620134628765698

More Proof: http://imgur.com/a/1qDuU

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Fri, 10 Mar 2017 0:00:00 EDT
AthleteIamA Kulbila Agyarko African Bodybuilder AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/5775/iama-kulbila-agyarko-african-bodybuilder-ama A clip from "Alive Inside" of Old Man in Nursing Home Reacts to Hearing Music from his Era first went viral on Reddit!

"Brian's Songs" is a story of Love, Friendship, Music and ALS https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1406732546/brians-songs-love-friendship-dreams-and-als

My Proof: https://twitter.com/be_alive_inside/status/824806802315423745

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Fri, 27 Jan 2017 0:00:00 EDT
AthleteIAmA Pakistani ultra-marathon athlete competing in the toughest footrace in the world! http://www.topiama.com/r/5765/iama-pakistani-ultramarathon-athlete-competing-in I'm Kate and my husband Doug and I bought a farm in the Kona Coffee belt in Feb. 2013. We planted our 8 acre coffee orchard and have now been farming coffee for 4 years. We originally are from Chicago where I was a lawyer and he was a proprietary futures trader.

My farm is Sunshower Farms and our website is www.SunshowerCoffee.com.

*My Proof *

Edit - In response to requests for a coupon code you can use the code "reddit" to take 15% off your order and "ship100" for free shipping if you spend over $100.

Edit - okay this has been really fun but I need to detach from my phone/laptop for a bit. If you have more questions just add them and I will try to get to every question in the next couple days. I will also keep the coupon code up until 1/31 at 11:59PM HST.

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Tue, 24 Jan 2017 0:00:00 EDT
AthleteI am LANNI AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/5752/i-am-lanni-ama Hi there! I have osteogenesis imperfecta type I, while I've mainly broken my legs I've also had an arm and a shoulder fracture. I go to university, have friends, and I basically try to be as normal of a person as I can be even though the disease impacts almost every part of my daily life -the symptoms are not just brittle bones, there's also getting tired faster, potential vision and hearing loss, etc. I use a wheelchair all the time except when sleeping or when I'm in a different chair. Ask me anything!

My proof picture has my eyes because blue sclera are a very common symptom of OI.

Proof: http://imgur.com/a/ejLt0

Edit: RIGHT. That was lovely, everyone. I feel like all good questions have been asked and answered and you now know literally everything about me! Thanks so much for your time and questions! If you ever have any other questions or just want to talk, send me a message :)

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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 0:00:00 EDT
AthleteWe are the Pyongyang Ice Hockey league and we bring hockey players to North Korea for a groundbreaking Friendship Game with the national ice hockey team to support people with disabilities in the DPRK. AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/5568/we-are-the-pyongyang-ice-hockey-league-and-we Hi Reddit!

We're Kongregate, and this October marks ten years of us being a gaming community, we wanted to make an AMA part of our celebration!

Our original goal as a website was to be a place where developers can create and try new things, and where they can be fairly compensated for their work, unlike most of the early days of Flash gaming. In the ten years since then, we've evolved into a deep and involved community revolving around hundreds of thousands of gamers and game developers. We made a push into mobile publishing as well, producing highly rated games like AdVenture Capitalist, Battlehand, and Little Alchemist, as well as a recent push into Steam with Slashy Hero and Spellstone (announced, not yet released). We're celebrating the past ten years with user avatar and profile skin contests to be permanently added to our site, a game jam for our game developers, a game tournament, and a 24 hour Extra Life game marathon and livestream. If you'd like to give to our Extra Life, benefitting the UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital here in the Bay Area, please feel free to do so! The children appreciate your support.

We recently partnered with Fox Digital Entertainment to develop and release a card battle game called Animation Throwdown: The Quest for Cards, which also has a home at /r/AnimationThrowdown. It made it to #2 on iOS and #1 on Android for free games, and is #20 among all free apps on iOS, ahead of Twitter, Amazon, and Pokemon Go. It combines five Fox shows into one game: Family Guy, American Dad, Futurama, Bob's Burgers, and King of the Hill. It's been a huge project that we've worked on for two years, and we're very proud of it.

So, go ahead! Ask us anything!

My Proof: https://twitter.com/kongregate/status/793148390221705216

EDIT: Things seem to be winding down now, so we're going to get back to work! Please consider donating to our Extra Life if you haven't already, and keep an eye on our Twitch channel for our Extra Life stream this weekend, as well as other live events.

Thanks for helping us celebrate our 10th anniversary, everyone, and happy gaming to all of you!

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Wed, 02 Nov 2016 0:00:00 EDT
AthleteI'm the Brofessor and author of The Swoly Bible. #MASSisinsession – AMA http://www.topiama.com/r/5564/im-the-brofessor-and-author-of-the-swoly-bible Hi Reddit!

We're Kongregate, and this October marks ten years of us being a gaming community, we wanted to make an AMA part of our celebration!

Our original goal as a website was to be a place where developers can create and try new things, and where they can be fairly compensated for their work, unlike most of the early days of Flash gaming. In the ten years since then, we've evolved into a deep and involved community revolving around hundreds of thousands of gamers and game developers. We made a push into mobile publishing as well, producing highly rated games like AdVenture Capitalist, Battlehand, and Little Alchemist, as well as a recent push into Steam with Slashy Hero and Spellstone (announced, not yet released). We're celebrating the past ten years with user avatar and profile skin contests to be permanently added to our site, a game jam for our game developers, a game tournament, and a 24 hour Extra Life game marathon and livestream. If you'd like to give to our Extra Life, benefitting the UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital here in the Bay Area, please feel free to do so! The children appreciate your support.

We recently partnered with Fox Digital Entertainment to develop and release a card battle game called Animation Throwdown: The Quest for Cards, which also has a home at /r/AnimationThrowdown. It made it to #2 on iOS and #1 on Android for free games, and is #20 among all free apps on iOS, ahead of Twitter, Amazon, and Pokemon Go. It combines five Fox shows into one game: Family Guy, American Dad, Futurama, Bob's Burgers, and King of the Hill. It's been a huge project that we've worked on for two years, and we're very proud of it.

So, go ahead! Ask us anything!

My Proof: https://twitter.com/kongregate/status/793148390221705216

EDIT: Things seem to be winding down now, so we're going to get back to work! Please consider donating to our Extra Life if you haven't already, and keep an eye on our Twitch channel for our Extra Life stream this weekend, as well as other live events.

Thanks for helping us celebrate our 10th anniversary, everyone, and happy gaming to all of you!

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Tue, 01 Nov 2016 0:00:00 EDT
AthleteHi, I’m Danny MacAskill and I ride bikes, AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/5506/hi-im-danny-macaskill-and-i-ride-bikes-ama Whoops! Thanks internet i love you goodbye! Proof: http://i.imgur.com/I8ZRgva.jpg

On YouTube:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lIn9EnaA0Bc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nG77yCESIXo

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Wed, 12 Oct 2016 0:00:00 EDT
AthleteI'm Kansas City Chiefs offensive lineman Mitch Schwartz, AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/5416/im-kansas-city-chiefs-offensive-lineman-mitch What's up Reddit, I'm Mitch Schwartz of the Kansas City Chiefs. Ask me anything about the NFL, my family, my favorite foods, my faith or whatever comes to mind! If you're interested, I recently wrote a book with my brother Geoff, called Eat My Schwartz, that covers all of the above - check it out: http://smarturl.it/azEMS.

My Proof: https://twitter.com/MitchSchwartz72/status/772507343590297600

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Tue, 06 Sep 2016 0:00:00 EDT
AthleteIamA I just won a silver medal at the World Martial arts Masterships in South Korea - AMA http://www.topiama.com/r/5405/iama-i-just-won-a-silver-medal-at-the-world Edit @ 2:05 P.M.: Thanks so much for joining us everyone. Read the full project here, and if you have questions you can ask the Unholstered team at unholstered@texastribune.org.

I am a criminal justice lecturer at Texas State University and a former police chief. I was the police chief of San Marcos for 11 years, and I served with the Austin Police Department for 25 years before that.

Earlier this week, The Texas Tribune published Unholstered — a project where reporters gathered data on six years of police shootings in Texas' largest 36 cities. The reporters found 656 incidents. The investigation examined unarmed shootings, off-duty shootings and much more. As a former police chief, I was one of the experts The Texas Tribune interviewed to contextualize that data.

You can read the project here, and you can AMA about police shootings in Texas. Also joining are Texas Tribune reporters Jolie McCullough (joliesky) and Johnathan Silver (JohnathanSilverTrib). They can help answer your questions about their reporting and the data they gathered.

Proof: * Dr. Howard Williams * Jolie McCullough * Johnathan Silver

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Sat, 03 Sep 2016 0:00:00 EDT
IamA Netflix Employee AM(A)A http://www.topiama.com/r/5359/iama-netflix-employee-amaa I work at Netflix. I noticed an employee did an AMA over a year ago and deleted all their answers, which I was curious about! So I thought I'd do one.

There are a couple things I can't talk about, though I doubt any of them will be something people will ask about, so the (A) in the title is mostly a technicality.

I've worked here as an engineer for about half a year and feel comfortable answering questions. The one thing I have to point out is that this is obviously not an official AMA so I am never representing Netflix itself with my answers, just an employee of the company and my personal perspective.

PROOF

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Fri, 12 Aug 2016 0:00:00 EDT
AthleteI'm Achmat Hassiem. I lost my leg to a great white shark. Now I’m a Paralympian competing in the 2016 Rio games and an advocate for shark conservation. AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/5251/im-achmat-hassiem-i-lost-my-leg-to-a-great-white My short bio: Ten years ago, I met a great white shark who took part of my leg with her when we parted. That experience changed my life—for the better—by helping me get where I am today. At the 2012 Paralympics in London, I won a bronze medal for South Africa in the 100-meter butterfly. Now I’m getting ready to compete again in Rio de Janeiro.

I also work to save sharks. Since 2010, I’ve traveled the world advocating for shark conservation with The Pew Charitable Trusts. I’ve visited the U.N, the US Capitol, and have met with government leaders in countries across the globe. My next stop (after the Paralympics in Brazil) is closer to home: this fall I’m going to speak to government officials at CITES. They’re gathering to discuss global trade protections for endangered species—including thresher and silky sharks and mobula rays.

Edit: This was my first Reddit AMA, and it was pretty fun! Thanks for your questions, and don't forget to root for me (#sharkboy) in Rio!

My Proof: https://twitter.com/achmathassiem/status/747874904289255425

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 0:00:00 EDT
AthleteIamA Pro Ultimate Disc Player AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/5186/iama-pro-ultimate-disc-player-ama EDIT: We're taking a break for kittens, but will answer more questions later. We are a semi-pro Ultimate Disc team out of Dallas, Texas. Our AMA will include Beau Kittredge, Jimmy Mickle and Dylan Freechild. Between them, there are 2 Callahan winners (college MVP), AUDL 2x MVP (league MVP), and multiple national and world championships. They are also some of the first players ever be able to play Ultimate fulltime.

My Proof: https://www.facebook.com/dallasroughnecks/ Jimmy: https://twitter.com/livelaughlime Dylan: https://twitter.com/theSPIKEZILLA Beau: https://www.instagram.com/beau_show/

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Wed, 08 Jun 2016 0:00:00 EDT
AthleteIamA 2x Olympian and Entrepreneur AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/5062/iama-2x-olympian-and-entrepreneur-ama Hello! My name is Nick Symmonds. I am a 2x Olympian (Track and Field) and my event is the 800m. I am also an entrepreneur and own a sports supplement company called Run Gum. I am currently auctioning off my shoulder as advertising space on eBay. http://www.ebay.com/itm/9-Square-Inches-of-Skin-on-an-Olympian-/262405684177?

My Proof: nicksymmonds.com, GetRunGum.com

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Mon, 02 May 2016 0:00:00 EDT
AthleteSiberia to LA. Olympic swimmer. AMA http://www.topiama.com/r/4998/siberia-to-la-olympic-swimmer-ama Hello Reddit! My name is Vladimir Morozov, I am an Olympic medalist 2012, three-time World Champion currently training for my second Olympic games for swimming. I've been told that I have a unique story and maybe should write a book about my experiences. Growing up in the depths of Siberia I lived with my extended family of 5 in a tiny 2 bedroom apartment, with a goal of one day becoming an Olympic Champion. By the time I was a teenager my mother's stable very small business was overrun by criminals of the dark 90's taking the last and all we had. At the age of 14 we both moved to Los Angeles, CA where we stay to this day. I came in as a freshman in high school (no English), got a full athletic scholarship to University of Southern California, turned professional after 3 years and now am a week away from my second Olympic Trials. If there is anything that captures your interest please ask.

Proof: https://m.imgur.com/uZuLElM

Here is some info and social platforms:

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vladimir_Morozov_(swimmer)

http://instagram.com/v1adm

http://twitter.com/v1addy

Vladmorozov.com

---Thank you for all of your input. It's night time here. I will come back tomorrow to answer any more questions.

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Mon, 11 Apr 2016 0:00:00 EDT