She was born to Lois and Ron Retton on January 24,1968 in Fairmont, West Virginia. Retton started her gymnastics career when she was only 4 years old at Aerial Port Gymnastics. By the age of 12, she had already become a dedicated gymnast and competed in national and international competitions. This is only the start of a life-changing career. (womenshistory.about.com) Mary Lou Retton has had many accomplishments throughout her life.
Her childhood was highlighted with major dropout after dropouts in high school which led to her persistants in her life from the beginning to the end. (Complex) She first dropped out when her grandmother became very ill at age 15. She later went back to school for 10 and 11 grade but then once again she dropped out. At age 19 she married Raymond Parks who influenced her to go back to school for her high school diploma. All of these experiences led her to her to the moment
She used her natural abilities to promote the widespread of ballet around the world to empower women of all walks of life through her powerful portrayals of women in the roles she played. Her imagination and passion for the art of ballet was first sparked at the age of 8, when her mother wanted to do something
A person who is trying to find a goal in life, she chooses a great ability she had in school. While trying to reach her goal, she is like a hard-working wolf trying to reach her prey. Jackie Joyner-Kersee, chooses to be a athlete the rest of her life after winning several awards in highschool, and she goes to the olympics and becomes one of the world’s greatest athletes. Jackie Joyner-Kersee, was one of the greatest athletes i’ve ever seen on TV, after reading information about her online she seems like a great woman and athlete. Jackie Joyner Kersee had a very talented, athletic, childhood.
The cameras followed Leah and development of her children. During the series she enrolled the nursing school, as she wanted to become a better mother for her children. While being on the show, she started dating Jeremy Calvert, with whom she married on the 4th April 2012. In December 2011, during the show Leah announced that she was pregnant again; however she suffered a miscarriage in January 2012. Nevertheless, couple married in April.
However, it is about dance not just a story about picking up a book and reading it on the first try. This girl was able to become a great dancer because of the lessons and dance terms she learned through dance classes while being an “apprentice” of dance (Gee 10). Brouillette states that “These words got me amazing job I am a student teacher and helping younger children understand dance words just like I learned when I was their age.” This shows proof that literacy sponsors are important. They are especially important here, because thanks to Brouillette’s sponsor of dance she mastered the dance Discourse itself and was able to become a sponsor for someone
An example of a famous supporter is Taylor Swift. Taylor is an alumni of the Girl Scouts in which she learned an immense amount of knowledge. “No matter how you may feel about Swift’s juvenile sensibilities, she learned a thing or two about philanthropy from the Girl Scouts, and she has whipped out her checkbook on numerous occasions to lend generous support to a range of good causes including children’s literacy, music education, disaster recovery and cancer research. ” (Matt Hickman 9). This celebrity supports the foundation because of what it taught her.
What causes hearts to race and adrenaline to pump? For me, it is the four by eight-hundred-meter race; this is especially true when it is the state meet. My sophomore year of indoor track was one to remember. I was on a team with three sisters; Kaitlyn, Lindsey, and Lauren. We trained from the beginning of cross country season in the fall, all the way through to indoor track in the winter.
I could dance my heart out again. Due to my determination to get better, fueled by my dedication towards dance and with the assistance and support of some caring people, I was able to conquer my nightmare. I was able to compete at all of our dance competitions this season, as well as help my team place first at many of them. It has been five months since I’ve had a full “phase out” and I am happily pursuing my dream as a
Malala Yousafzai made history when she spoke at Canadian Parliament, not only because she became the youngest person to do so, but because she made a lasting impact on all who heard her. Despite her young age, her role as an activist for the right to education for girls, and her undying commitment to fight for that right has created a worldwide impact, touching the lives of millions. Since beginning her campaign, at just 11 years old, she has raised awareness and millions of dollars through the Malala Fund, become a published author, and the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. She has been recognized as a hero and has been awarded a number of honours internationally, including an honourary Canadian Citizenship. It was upon receiving
She played a major role for her teams success and their wins throughout the Olympics, world cups, and many matches. Carli Lloyd has done a great job at holding down the midfield and hopefully people will be seeing a lot more of her(Hayes, G.2015). As previously mentioned, getting to where she is now is not easy. She has to be very
From the age of five, nothing could stop Catherine Granado from playing hockey. As she grew, so did her love and skill for the sport; so much so that she skated her way to the Olympics in 1998 and brought home the Gold Medal. Cammi Granado attended Province College, where she played on the school’s hockey team. She became the best player on the team, leading them to two national championships and being the European Civil Aviation Conference player of the year for three consecutive years. In 1990, she was accepted onto the first United States national women’s hockey team, and became that team’s leading goal scorer with thirty goals in twenty-five games.
Mary Lou Retton was born to Lois, and Ronnie Retton on January 24,1968. She was the youngest of five children, three boys, and two girls. Lois would take Mary Lou, and her sister, Shari ,to West Virginia University for gymnastics once a week. Mary Lou was first pining for Olympic Gold at age four when watching Olga Korbut during the 1972 Olympics.When Mary Lou was seven she watched Nadia Comaneci compete in the Olympics. Mary Lou Retton knew that one day she wanted to stand on the podium, and receive a gold medal.
In the life of Betty Marie Tallchief there was a lot of obstacles. She was not only just an Indian girl, she just loved to dance. So from that moment on that she knew that she was going to be a ballerina she worked really hard. Betty Marie loved ballet since she was four years old. She was really shy, docile, and introverted.