Billie Jean King was so inexperienced at that time that she didn’t even know that a tennis match consisted of winning two sets to win the match
Helen Keller was a big one, and she had admired her throughout her life (Miss America Org.). Her family, who also inspired her a lot, taught her to work hard and never give up. They strived to see Heather succeed in life and tried their best to make sure she did (Premiere Speakers). Her mother had enrolled her in dancing school in 1978 and that affected her big time (Bates). She had learned to dance by counting beats to music, which had struck a match in her desire to overcome obstacles.
I'm a triplet; I was the third triplet born; I weighed 3 pounds at birth; I am the third "Ronald Moore"; I earned the number 3 spot on my high school tennis team; I was considered number 3 on my high school cross country team; and I received a 3 year varsity award my senior year in all of my 3 sports in high school. I’m sure there has been other events where the number three has been there with me but these are the most major ones that have affected me. The number 3 is an integral part of who I am. Being a triplet has affected my life in multiple ways. Having two sisters that are the same age as me has made a big impact on my life.
In high school there are many sports and activities to choose from. At my high school not many girls chose to play tennis, but that didn’t stop me. I played on the varsity team from freshman year to senior year, winning the conference championship two years in a row and got fourth place in the sectional tournament. Although it brought be success it seriously changed my life in many ways. Playing tennis gave me confidence; it brought me to Lewis and Clark and gave me lifelong friends.
Constantly I question myself about my past, remembering all the marvelous and dreadful moments i´ve had. Every moment has made me more stronger, maybe more humble or more determined, each of these moments have taught me something that makes me the person (who) I am today. At the age of 8, I was a high performance athlete. Tennis was instilled by my father from an early age and since that moment this sport became my passion.
In the story Squeaky is having to prepare for the May Day race. Squeaky always spends time training with her brother right by her side. Throughout the story Squeaky deals with a girl named Gretchen. Gretchen is a runner too but her and squeaky do not have the best relationship. Gretchen makes it clear to Squeaky that she thinks she is going to win the race.
So she started to squeeze an eraser for hours building her muscles up. So her shot and accuracy could help her win, which would help her think she is as good at sports as anyone else. In addition she did push ups on her fingers making her finger more powerful to help, which is a hard thing to do. Secondly, Lupe ran home threw her backpack down with her homework and dashed straight up to her room to practice setting aside school which she loves, to practice that's surprising. Also, Lupe worked so hard her thumb became swollen with muscle showing she tried hard on every practice shot and exercise.
According to an ESPN article, Eileen Bangaoil, cheerleader at UCLA, tore her ACL, which is no small injury, at the begging of the season and continued to tough it out to help assure her team’s spot at her national competition. She gritted her teeth through countless games, public appearances, and practices before she decided to get her ACL fixed, just for the benefit of the team. While Bangaoil is one of the many reasons why cheerleading has the highest ranking of catastrophic injuries behind football, this also shows the strength and determination a competitive cheerleader has to participate in such a dangerous sport, and
Some [retch]; others [clasp] hands in prayer" (Campo-Flores). They compete for a score based on level of difficulty and execution. The tighter the flyer, and the more in-sync the higher the score. Just as a football, baseball, or basketball team would prepare for a game; cheerleading requires repetitive practices day in and day out to prepare the squad for competitions. Therefore a cheerleader's main goal is to compete, and that is a major component of a
She was always excited and ready to learn new things. Out of her three main sports her most favorite sport was basketball. Jordan was not very good in the beginning, but with hard work and the help of her twin sister, Jada, she grew to love the sport and realized there is more to basketball than scoring points. Jordan became a great defensive player. She began playing in third grade for her private school team and for a travel basketball team.
Kathryn Smith is making history by becoming the first full-time female coach in the NFL. Her passion for coaching began as a little girl, helping her father keep stats for her brother’s high school football team. She attended St. John’s University in Queens, New York, to study Sports Management. In 2003, she began her career in sports as a game-day/ special-events intern with the New York Jets. She also managed the college men’s basketball team and she became a college scouting intern and then a player assistant in 2007.
An athlete is strong, active, and very good at sports. Mildred Ella Didrickson is the perfect example of an athlete. Born on June twenty-ninth, nineteen-eleven in Port Arthur, Texas who would have known that she would become on of the best women athletes of the twentieth century As a kid, Mildred played baseball, and got the name “Babe” because people thought she hit as well as Babe Ruth.
Sonia is an exceptional student when it comes to academics. She is very hardworking and will put in all her effort for everything she does. She has always had a great passion for science and finds her way to get involved in any science event. For example, last year she participated in the Alameda County Science Fair, and received fourth place for her experiment. She hopes to have a similar experience at the Stanford Medicine Research program as well, and her beneficial experience with the science fair pushed her to try out this summer program.
I’ve only played tennis once, Billie Jean King has played a countless amount of time and she helped out with equal rights in the process. Billie Jean King is undeniably courageous because because she was able to Persevere through her difficulties , she showed Excellence playing tennis, and she demonstrated Discipline while playing tennis when others didn’t . First, If she were to defeat Bobby Riggs, the triumph would be shared by every woman who knew she deserved equal pay, opportunities and respect. This shows perseverance because she knew that if she didn’t win then equal rights for women would be set back 20 years, so she had to practice everyday so she could have a chance at beating Bobby Riggs.