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Brian Pritchard works on teamwork with UCLA athletes

By Austin Yu

Jan. 15, 2014 8:31 a.m.

Brian Pritchard, better known as Waldo, is the Outdoor Adventures program manager for UCLA. He works with various UCLA Athletics teams to improve team bonding and chemistry.

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Pritchard conducts a trust exercise with Kelly Inouye-Perez, the coach of the UCLA softball team.

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Pritchard and the softball team huddle during a team bonding exercise.

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During a pause in the exercises, Pritchard speaks to the team on bonding at the UCLA challenge course.

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"My favorite part about it is when it's really clear they get something out of it. That's (my) favorite part in terms of me feeling like I made a difference and they've gotten something out of it – when an athlete really learns something about themselves."

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Pritchard looks up as the softball team attempts to complete the rope-climbing portion of the challenge course.

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