I believe hard work and a strong work ethic to be imperative in achieving success and finding genuine happiness. While it may cause stress and pain in the short term, obtaining the ability to push through and overcome obstacles that every person faces in life leads to long term happiness and success. Growing up, I moved several times, and as a result I have faced multiple uncomfortable, difficult situations. Therefore, I have grown in character, leaving positive impacts on my relationships, school work, athletics, and more. Specifically, I improved immensely in cross country this last season, a sport I thoroughly enjoy and am extremely dedicated to.
As it was almost time for me to start running, I was so excited. When they called my name to run, the butterflies in my stomach built up more and more. The first event was the states race the one event that I don 't practice a lot. My run was really fast but not fast enough to keep up with these people. The next event was the poles.
Now thousands of miles later, I have finished my fourth season of cross country and my fourth season of track is just beginning. I will wholeheartedly admit deciding to run has been one of the best decisions of my entire life, who knew your parents could be so right. My experience has been so much more than learning to be a better runner. The number of times I have heard Mr. Berzonsky speak about character or the pyramid of success is too many
In an amazing feat of courage and determination, Braddock would win the 15 round decision to become the new heavyweight champion. It was important to realize that the people who were suffering during this time needed to believe that we as a nation could make a comeback in a seemingly fairytale fashion James Braddock emulated this belief and would eventually earn him the nickname of The Cinderella Man. (Staff j.) Born to a family of sharecroppers Jesse Owens emerged as a natural major track talent. Under Coach Larry Snyder, Jesse Owens would demonstrate himself to be one of the greatest athletes in the world.
Since sophomore year, I barely missed the state track meet and the Free State record by a couple of inches. After my last track meet in my junior year, I was determined to finally accomplish the 35’11 triple jump that I aspired for years. I became committed to the sport, training every morning and evening to perfect a jump that a Free State student has not accomplished. Little by little, I grew out of the goal, realizing that there are more important objective in life to worry about and to
It is hard to imagine my current life without running. I have been doing cross-country and track every year since 5th grade. Every day I look forward to my run refreshing my body and clearing my mind. As of writing this essay, I have run 147 of the past 153 days in training for cross-country. I have trained with the same group of guys for a vast majority of these runs.
High school running has been a pure individual sport where all different types of athletes come around the world and run. Running in general teaches you how to live a different life style as human. Running in high school is a good competition at a higher level of performance. Runners in school will have joy, challenges, and young runners what might become their lifestyle for the next several decades. For running there are two sports in high school cross country and track and field.
Because I have and will be hit with many obstacles throughout life and learning to preserver will help me grow as I continue into adulthood. Without perseverance my team would be weak, unable to achieve our goals because we are incapable to push through the rough times. But to always persevere there needs to be some effort put into everyday tasks to help build upon the need and want to
It was quite Monday in spring, a normal day but for me and my team it was a big day. It was the day we started training for the important race; the race decide which track team was the best in the city. My teammates are, George, Aron and Dylan. We have been working hard because we lost the championship last year it would be good for us to come out this year and win the championship. The teams that we are going against are good their coaches are pro coaches they know what they are doing that’s a big Adventist for them.
I want my future to be successful, but I know that cannot be achieved without hard work. As long as you are passionate, self determined, and motivated, the hard work it takes to be successful is nothing compared to the luxury of happiness. I truly believe success is drawn from passion and hard work, and my brother’s college career can prove that. Because of his success, I am more self determined to have a future just like he will: Full of passion, hard work and happiness. I am motivated to work hard on every paper, exam, and project because it will only prepare me more for the future I possess.