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Adam Thielen to host free youth football camp in Fargo

06/03/2019, 10:00am CDT
By Sanford Media Relations

FARGO, N.D. -   Adam Thielen is teaming up with Choice Bank and Sanford Health to host a free youth football camp at Shanley High School in Fargo, North Dakota. The camp will run from 9 – 11 a.m. on June 20 and is open to students entering K-8th grade.

Thielen, an All-Pro wide receiver for the Minnesota Vikings, is entering his sixth season in the NFL. The Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, native was  honored with a  Second Team All-Pro selection in 2017, named to consecutive Pro Bowls in 2017 and 2018 and holds an NFL record for 100-plus receiving yards in eight straight games.

“We are thrilled to provide such a unique opportunity for young athletes in the community to learn about the amount of hard work and dedication it takes to succeed both on and off the field,” said Brian L. Johnson, CEO, Choice Bank. “We’re looking forward to having Adam join us for a fun morning learning important skills to improve our game.”

Thielen works with the Sanford Sports Science Institute and has appeared at a number of youth football clinics in conjunction with Sanford Health. Sanford will provide sports medicine coverage for the camp.

In addition to Thielen, the camp will feature football coaches from Shanley High School and ETS. ETS will also provide t-shirts to the participants.

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