The Montanan women who had won the right to vote just three year prior were able to vote for Rankin. Her campaign skills, commitment, and energy were perhaps the most influential aspect of winning the congressional election. Compared to the third place candidate she received an impressive 6,354 more
One of Annie’s most famous quotes is “Aim at a high mark and you will hit it. No, not the first time, nor the second, and maybe not the third. But keep on aiming and keep on shooting, for only practice will make you perfect. Finally, you will hit the Bull’s Eye of Success.” Annie was a great sharpshooter and greatly impacted history as well.
Lindsey took off, she is our strongest runner. We ended the race with a large gap between us and second place. This may sound amazing, almost as if we had won state, but this was just our heat. There was a fast heat after us and they were good. The other three girls
There’s also more than two teams competing against each other. Lastly, the girls win in place of first, second, and third instead of just one team winning. To summarize this paragraph, cheerleading does compete against other teams even though there isn’t just one score of how many times a team scores against the other. To summarize this essay, cheerleading is most definitely a sport because it has all the requirements to classify as a sport, physical activity, and competitions. Cheerleading is an interesting sport and some of the things the girls do are incredible.
Although it is not stated, the townspeople people probably thought the same thing of her they thought of Lena, when it came to just there to cause trouble and wreak havoc. However, this couldn 't be farther from the truth. Tiny ended up making a fortune in the gold rush in Alaska and even decides to move to San Francisco with Lena. Depending on point of view, she even turns out to be the most successful amongst the hired girls. Willa Cather writes, "…Tiny Soderball was to lead the most adventurous life and achieve the most solid worldly success" (142).
People are changing throughout their life because they gain new experiences that make, the way they see things differently. Hazel Elizabeth Deborah is also known as Squeaky is the main character in Toni Cade Bambara’s story “Raymond’s Run” had a unique experience with his brother that changed her view on him. Squeaky is the tough girl who has two important tasks in her agenda; to be the fastest runner in the neighborhood and to take care of her sick brother and even later coaching him into a champion. Squeaky has traits of a woman with the appearance of a fast teenage runner. She has many positive features, She is a tough girl “I much rather just knock you down and take my chances even if I am a little girl with skinny arms and a squeaky voice” (59) that also accepts responsibility of her brother, Raymond “All I have to do in life is mind my brother Raymond, which is enough” (59).
Americans love those people who are greatly skilled and are unique in their abilities—similar to the motto in the Olympics: Swifter, Higher, Stronger. Whether it’s speaking better than others, winning the Super Bowl, or in the case of Brent Musberger, acknowledging a beautiful woman fifty years younger than himself, we admire those who have superb abilities. William Rhoden acknowledged this idea in his October 12, 2012 New York Times article when he wrote that it is the essence of a hero to be, “unique and therefore inimitable.” And it is this slippery slope in which we surrender our self-respect for our self-interest in those who have talents that we can only desire.
Another example shows the difficulties faced by sex-verification could see through the story of Caster Semenya. A South African middle-distance runner Caster Semenya was born on January 7, 1991 had been subjected to gender testing after her victory at the 2009 World Championships. In 2009, Caster Semenya won gold in the women 's 800 meters at the world championships; however she got accused that she had an unfair advantage because of her elevated testosterone levels. They revealed evidence Semenya is a hermaphrodite, someone with both male and female sexual characteristics "due to her three times the amount of testosterone that a "normal ' ' female would have" (Hurst1). Semenya was subject to humiliating gender verification investigation
“‘I can’t’ are two words that have never been in my vocabulary.” This is the inspiring story of one girl, whose first breath was a miracle and her mobility had seemed to be taken by the paralyzing disease of polio, yet this same girl turned out to be one of the world’s fastest runners. Wilma Rudolph’s story is not just for runners like me, but for everyone. It is a story of sadness and joy, challenges and victory, yet determined Wilma pushed through it
Alice has an “inner voice” that asks her for freedom and liberation. What stereotypes can you identify in this version? -The heroine: Alice is the heroine because she fights against the Jabberwocky and gives the throne back to the White Queen. -The maiden:
Not satisfied, lucious Laure wanted one of each, and went on to win a silver and bronze to add to her collection. By far one of the hottest Olympians around, Manaudou is beloved by her native country and admired across the world. Number Five: Kim Glass Volleyball extraordinaire Kim Glass wowed audiences during the 2008 Beijing Olympics. With her long legs (an all mighty 6ft 3) and super strength, Glass helped lead the squad to a silver medal.
Both Brady and Hamm commit themselves on winning each and every time on the field. Brady explains that if winning is not the number one thing on your mind then you should just quit the game of football. Hamm commits and coaches herself on the game without the help of others. She explains how her teammates are intimidated by her intensity. However, this intensity reflects off of her and pushes her teammates to work as hard as she does.
In the third place, she has freckles.” Obviously, Squeaky thought these were disadvantages of Gretchen winning the race. Also she knew that no one including Gretchen could beat her because she stated, “In the first place no one can beat me and that’s all there is to it. On the day of the race, Squeaky and Gretchen gets ready to race. BANG!
Kayla Montgomery is worth admiring because she is still chasing her dream while being diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. MS blocks nerve signals which causes her legs to go numb while running in the races. Kayla is one of the fastest long distance runners in the country and is a freshman on an athletic scholarships at Nashville’s Lipscomb University. With her condition, she has no feeling whatsoever while running when her body temperature gets higher and higher. People feel as if that isn 't fair-