Owens won 4 Olympic Gold Medals in the 1963 Berlin Olympics(Nash 1). He also set a record of 39.8 seconds in the 400m in the Olympics(RareNewsPapers Web) and he set a long jump record that stood for 25 years(Bio.com Web).James Cleveland Owens created long lasting memories in the Olympics by being the first black person to win 4 Gold Medals in the Olympics. Jesse Owens is respected in his home town Alabama and there’s also a statue of him in one of Alabama’s parks. Jesse Owens proved that anybody and their skin color can win an Olympic Medal and even get to the Olympics, because in Jesse Owens life he was always discouraged and he proved to everyone that he was a star or more like a shooting star. Jesse Owens struggled a lot in his life with poverty and segregation, and to but all of that on your back and become a superstar is a lot.
an African American [athlete] who won the first gold medal for the U.S. that day, was to receive his award, Hitler left the stadium early…. Prior to his departure, Hitler had received a number of winners, but Olympic officials informed the German leader that in the future he must receive all of the winners or none at all. After the first day, he opted to acknowledge none. (Schmitz) This quote explains what happened on the first day of the Olympics. At the Olympics, on every day, Hitler had a scheduled time to leave, but Hitler had seen German victors on the first day.
He was a typical New Jersey man who drove buses for a living. He was not on one of the planes that crashed, he was not a fireman, nor did he lose any family from that day. Although he was an everyday man, he was still changed by the event. Siano saw the destruction of the attack firsthand. He saw how it changed people and the city he lived in, and that ultimately, changed Salvatore Siano.
This program also brings families together and allows the whole family to be involved in all activates. Many of the athletes have been involved in the special Olympics since elementary school and other who have not it’s very easy to join. The special Olympics allow these young people with disabilities the opportunity to show they too are champions and can compete in numerous sports in a county, state and worldwide games. With every strength, there must be some form of weakness. when it comes to weakness there are few.
He possessed hope that his name would be called and it was. He received his award with great honor and remembered back to that day his parents talked to him about grades. Joe thought to himself, “I didn’t realize how important my grades are. Grades are everything, my life is going to continue to be horrible if I don’t improve my grades.” Throughout the rest of his high school career, Joe continued to thrive and he was very successful. Joe made a huge change of view towards school and it was what set him up for success.
Michael Phelps: Swimming to Success “If you want to be the best, you have to do things that other people aren’t willing to do” (Wedge). Michael Phelps, an amazing athlete who went on to win many medals in the Olympics. He gave the world entertainment by competing in the Olympics and representing his country. Many people would think he never had ADHD. Since Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a disease that makes people have a great deal energy and be very restless, it is one of the reasons many kids fail school.
They were able to relate to the one inch at a time proposition of pulling together to come out of the disarray the team was in. They were touched by his honesty and openness in the beginning of his speech, which was an attention getter, then intrigued by the challenge to sacrifice for the team and fight for the inches need to win and survive. The coach ended the speech with a summation of the team fighting for that inch together and then concluded with the question, “…now, what are you gonna do”. The inspired team then went on, played with their heart, and won the football game. I think this was a great inspirational speech and I think of it when I am facing difficult odds.
"The Olympics remain the most compelling search for excellence that exists in sport, and maybe in life itself” (Bell). Beginning in 1896, the games have successfully continued to this day with each nation’s top athletes competing at the highest level. A controversy on the continuation of the Olympics has arisen recently with proponents arguing that the games are economically beneficial to the host nation, they promote nationalism and a sense of union, and increase a host country’s global trade and stature; whereas opponents contend that they cause financial ramifications, constrain host cities to create costly infrastructure and residences that fall into disuse, and displace and trouble residents of the host nation and city. The Olympics lead
Personally, I stayed up late watching that game. I was cheering for the team even though I have never been a big fan of hockey myself. I felt that by cheering for the women on that team, I was cheering for all female athletes who are going for their dreams. Although these Olympic athletes finally have gold around their necks, they still don 't have it in their pockets. Women have indeed made great progress in their fight for equal rights in sports, but they haven’t reached the finish line
He is the founder of Tune Air Sdn. Bhd., who introduced the first budget no-frills airline, AirAsia, to Malaysians with the tagline "Now everyone can fly". Fernandes managed to turn AirAsia, a failing government-linked commercial airline, into a highly successful budget airline public-listed company. He has since founded the Tune Group of companies. In other words, Tony Fernandes is an entrepreneur that persuade the customers that he can solve the problem that Air Asia had and can make the company become well known because he use his strategy in looking for future the problem and the