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Posted at 03:58 PM ET, 07/18/2012

Do you have a future Olympian in the house?

(Matt Dunham - AP)
In the Local Living section this week, The Post’s Mari-Jane Williams highlighted five lesser-known Olympic sports that could appeal to children who aren’t drawn to soccer or baseball.

For kids who are looking for an individual sport or enjoy solitude, archery provides an intensity that can help in other areas. Quick thinkers might excel at fencing, which builds strategic-thinking skills. And trampoline might appeal to kids who like gymnastics but are looking for a little more height. For a rundown of all five sports, and how your child can get involved, read the story. Then take our poll and tell us which your child might like.

By Washington Post editors  |  03:58 PM ET, 07/18/2012

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