My Soccer Journey-Personal Narrative Essay

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I (Mackenzie Renee Oleson) was born on June 21, 2002. I’ve been living in West Des Moines, Iowa my whole life. Soccer is one of my biggest hobbies. I recently traveled to Indiana for regional soccer because my team won state cup. My second biggest hobby is traveling a place or two I’ve recently visited was Kailua Kona, Hawaii and Zion National Park in Utah. I have a younger brother in 6th grade currently, his name is Elliott. My goal to achieve is to get a scholarship to play soccer at college one day. I go by the quote “True championships aren’t always the one that win, but those with the most guts.”- Mia Hamm. I’m gonna talk about my soccer journey, where I’ve traveled with my family to and what I wanna do in college.
Everyone thinks that soccer is that boring sport where you just kick a ball and run, but it actually isn’t. Soccer is a game where you have to have lots of skills and always have to be mentally ready for anything to happen like my team at state cup. We were losing 3-0 with 10 minutes to play and in those 10 minutes we scored 4
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This past summer we went to Zion National Park in Utah but, we always visited Las Vegas and Drove to some part of Arizona. Zion National Park is a very pretty place. It gets really hot there like almost 100 degrees! During this trip we visited Angel’s Landing where you climb almost 2,000 feet of elevation and hike almost 4.4 miles which it seems like 10 miles with all the switchbacks and climbing. We also went to the Narrows which is where you hike through a river called “ The Virgin River”. To hike you should wear water shoes and bring a hiking stick or you might trip on a rock or go with the current. Zion was a beautiful place. We also visited Hawaii where we snorkeled with eels, turtles and dolphins in the wild with some pretty fish too. We ziplined over a waterfall and jumped off rocks into a lake. These have been my favorite place I’ve visited
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