She also achieved success as an elite level gymnast and became the first competitive, conference-winning female pole vaulter at UMKC. In addition, she is the first female pole vaulter to receive the honor of being inducted into the university’s Athletic Hall of Fame. Dr. Sonya Ahmed’s Accolades Dr. Ahmed’s accolades speak volumes as to her reputation and expertise. Due to her skill in treating ankle and foot disorders, she has had the pleasure of serving as a consultant to the San Diego Padres and the San Diego Chargers. She also served as team physician for several high schools and
When thinking about my drama and dance experience, my dance story starts way before I was even born. I came from a family of dancers, dance teachers and dance company owners. As far as I can think back, there were female and male dancers in my family. My mom used to say that I danced in her stomach, but she was the one who was dancing and I was along for the ride. I grew up at one of the best dance studios in Hamilton that my mom happened to own.
When living in Arizona her mom was a preschool teacher and one of the students was diagnosed with Diabetes. She was able to help the little girl and her family get through the tough time and be a big role model to her. Fernihough said that Diabetes has allowed her to see everything in a new way. She has a new perspective on life that most people don’t have. Diabetes has changed Fernihough for the better and has allowed her to tell her impactful story.
Gabrielle didn’t like her injury because she had worked so hard to make it so close to let herself down. What inspired gabby the most was when she remembered that her siblings have up so much for her and that her siblings supported her every step of the way. Once gabby took the stage for her Olympic championship, she took all the practices from day one of gymnastics until the day of the Olympics and put on a great performance. Gabrielle Douglas accomplished her dream at a young
On the 29th of December in 2011 Kali Jo Arnzen, a regular high school going 17 year old teenage girl was ice skating in the area between Ritter and the bank when she heard ice break. The manner in which this young girl reacted to the situation at hand is what would classify her as a true hero. In this essay the circumstances of the heroic act that won Kali Jo Arnzen an award by the Carnegie Hero Fund then will be described. Following this reasons why she possibly could have helped and what made her assume responsibility will be discussed. Possible costs and benefits will also be listed.
My mom has taught me to be a strong, confident girl. The only reason I play the piano and guitar is because she told me I had a musical ability. Now, I partake in NYSSMA and have gotten a medal each year for playing the piano. If it wasn't for my mom, I wouldn't have been encouraged to join sports at my middle school. Because of her, I graduated as the Scholar Athlete of my class.
The “Ice Queen,” as coined by an analyst at her great debut into Olympic figure skating, where her triumphant four-year reign until her retirement began. Following the Olympics, the “Ice Queen” continued to fuel her passion for ice skating and her thirst for perfection. She has never ended a tournament off the podium, making people call her a figure skating genius. This genius and so-called “Ice Queen” is South Korean Yuna Kim, who was nineteen during her debut into the Olympics. Even before her senior and international debut, Kim’s talent and dedication were still there, being three consecutive national champion in Korea, and also a medalist for novice and junior divisions in the international stage featuring her double axel at the early age of 12, an act usually unheard of in junior and novice divisions.
My favourite and most memorable memory of growing up with my older sister Megan and younger brother Gary was Christmas at my grans. I will never forget that time. We were named the ‘terrible three’. It began when me, Megan and Gary where around my grans back building a snowman and having snowball fights, just the usual stuff you did as a kid. But, this time Megan thought it would be a good idea to play a trick on my mum.
Jackson Haines, in the mid-1800s, was the inventor of the modern figure skating. He attached blades with screws making performing jumps and leaps without the blades falling off, possible. The complex designs that the skaters would create on the ice gave the name figure skating. In the 1908 Olympics, and that was the only year that special figures took place. Sonja Henie helped to increase the popularity of figure skating when
She was an outstanding character in her young age in school and she represented her school in athletics and swimming and the country in high jump and hurdles. Little did the striking young girl know that her tall, lean frame would soon catapult her from the starting blocks onto the catwalk, leading her into the glamour world of modelling. Sandra graduated from a reputed university in Canada specialising in garment designing and creative clothing. Coming from such an educational background and dynamic family, Sandra’s life took an unexpected turn when she entered the garment retailing industry in 1996. A chance request by an apparel manufacturer to help him dispose of an assortment of export surplus garments led to the start of her retailing career.