She says that “Like King’s dream, my dream is also shared by millions of people from all backgrounds” (Finch). She is emphasizing how she is just one of millions wanting softball to be re-added to the Olympics. How softball is her dream and the dream of millions of girls around the world of all backgrounds. She also says adding to this that “A world which, for me, would enable more women to participate in the greatest celebration of sports and humanity on our planet, the Olympic Games” (Finch). She is saying her dream of a better world allows women to be celebrated.
I’ve learned many things about softball, but one that has stuck out to me and that also applies to life is that it can be fun. However, sometimes things happen and people have got to just keep pushing through it. My third year of softball my team was very proficient, strong, and confident. When it came time to go to our first tournament, we were unquestionably excited. We knew we were going to do excellent because our team was undefeated, and with our confidence, we could do anything we wanted.
I feel proud and excited when I got a chance to join Denver Ethiopian Community soccer team. Every week, we trained to improve our talent and fitness to become the best team in the tournaments. I felt like I was a favorite player from the rest of the team because of my talent, discipline and skills’. At the time it was easy for me to break through for the first team. On the other hand, I often felt out.
It seems that the entire family is very happy about their Wednesday getaway. The commitment between Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher to each other are absolutely amazing. The fans have seen a lot from the couple, and was met with thunderous applause and praises for their support to the Los Angeles Dodgers. It's simply because they're wearing a Los Angeles Dodgers baseball uniform (top only). For Mila and Ashton, this is one of the sweetest moments
Ross Rebagliati of Canada was the first to take home a shiny bright gold medal in the Olympic games. It wasn’t until 2014 that slopestyle got added to the Olympic Games. Since then it has become a fan favorite in other competitions world wide. This year will be its second Olympic games the event will be partaking in. So many athletes are very excited for Pyeongchang this year because of slopestyle.
There is no doubt that Louis Zamperini fits the description of a modern hero because of his mental strength, physical strength, determination, and his bravery. Louis Zamperini dealt with many things during his time as a Prisoner of War (P.O.W.) and other times during his life that classify him as a modern hero. His physical strength is shown in many different ways throughout the duration of Unbroken, written by Laura Hillenbrand. The first time it was mentioned was when Zamperini made it to the Olympics at the young age of 19 and clocked a quarter mile in 56 seconds during his race.
Every four years millions of viewer’s worldwide watch in awe as athletes from around the world compete against one another in various sports; demonstrating their remarkable talents and impressive skills in the momentous occasion that is the Olympic Games, a celebration that brings countries together and unites them through the power of sport. This year’s Rio Olympics where no exception to this, world records were broken, victories were taken and generations were inspired. But as the nation’s hearts fill with pride over the many successes of their countries athletes, there is one thing that is certainly no reason to celebrate about; the pervasive and blatant sexist Olympic coverage. Throughout the course of the Rio Olympic Games the media has
I love watching the Olympics. For me it is a testament to the beauty of the human spirit. I am inspired by the incredible amount of dedication, discipline, and talent displayed by the athletes. All the effort and time it took for each of them to get to that moment in front of the judges and the entire world is just mind-boggling. But what is even more amazing is the humble grace exhibited by those athletes who
Those two hours with the other girls make softball so much more enjoyable because they love the game as much as I do and it is truly amazing how sports brings people together. People think sports are just sports, but in reality to athletes it’s an escape from life, it’s our second family, and most important we feel like we belong there. Sports make you feel like your apart of something bigger than a team. Softball has been my second family and I have made so many amazing friendships that might last for the rest of life and even if they don’t, I will never forget all my friends or the memories that I have playing ball with
Leadership Leaders in the sports world can influence millions. Leaders in the sports world are people that others look up too. They are people who are known for what they do because they are good at it, and they have the respect of others because of their impact on and off the field/court. The world today revolves around sports in so many aspects, and the PowerPoint I have created, shows the athletes that are known as the greatest leaders to the sports world today. Leaders in the sports world are the people every athlete and teammate look up to and strive to be.
Inspired by that moment, I joined a track club and became captivated by the pole vault. The spectacle of flying two stories through the air seemed like the perfect challenge. Despite living in a sport-centric town, no local pole vault coach would teach me at my age. So every week my dad and I drove 2 hours to train at a special club. Through the sport I challenged the limits of both my physical
It was time for the four by one hundred meter relay. With my relay team stretched,warmed up, and ready to go, we headed towards the stadium where we would race against the fastest girls in the nation. Intimidated but not deterred we headed out of Tent City and into the gates of Turner Stadium. Knowing this was my last race I would run with my close friends and relay team, being it 's the last race of the season and we all weren’t going to be in the same age group next year, I had a whole new mind set. I was constantly thinking, “we have to make top ten because we can make top ten.” “We have the times, we have the strength, we have the speed, we just need to have the guts to walk in there like we are going to shred the track into pieces.