In football, you have diverse athletes from your typically tall and thin wide receivers to your stout and muscular offensive lineman. Similarly, in steelhead, you have a wide range of athletic diversity.
They are the top athletes of all salmonids. They can leap up and over waterfalls and swim through extreme rapids to access their habitats and among athletes, summer-run steelhead are the equivalent to Olympians.
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