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    section, you have accented every part of the word hallelujah possible with the different voice sections as separate parts but the pinnacle point of the whole piece is when everyone goes into unison and accents all the parts of hallelujah together (NPR,2008). This ending, is quite beautiful and

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    Past, Present Future: Arizona Gymnastics organizational saga/isomorphism/politics Intro: STRUGGLING When establishing success of a athletic program it takes much more than meets the eye and many hours of hard work and dedication, Arizona Gymnastics is in a state of rebuilding who they are and can complete this task through organizational saga from learning how the program was established in the past, leading into current leadership politics of their organization, and finally using mimetic

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    and two Olympic gold medals the brown haired beauty also plays in the National Women 's soccer league. Hope also participated in the ever popular Dancing with the Stars,

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    "The Olympics remain the most compelling search for excellence that exists in sport, and maybe in life itself” (Bell). Beginning in 1896, the games have successfully continued to this day with each nation’s top athletes competing at the highest level. A controversy on the continuation of the Olympics has arisen recently with proponents arguing that the games are economically beneficial to the host nation, they promote nationalism and a sense of union, and increase a host country’s global trade and

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    is a five-time Olympic gold medalist. Missy Franklin should be remembered because she swims for the USA Olympic team showing great pride representing her country in the sport that she has a tremendous love. Also she is very encouraging to young adults and kids everywhere to follow their dreams, and she also puts a stand on her thought about bullying and what you could do to stop it. Even at age 22 she is still active with her swimming career and is training for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan

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    or James Cleveland was known to be a notable four-time Olympic gold medalist and the uppermost American track and field athlete in the nation. With his emerging status of being one of the world’s greatest African American athlete, Jesse Owens has achieved the recognition today amongst many sports fans in history. Owens has displayed the action of becoming a true national hero who encourages people to pursue their dreams of being in the Olympics. Owens was marked by ESPN as the 6th greatest USA athlete

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    Exercise hyperemia occurs during heavy skiing and vigorous muscular excerises; it refers to the rise in blood flow to the skeletal muscles (Bergh & Forsberg, 2008). The activity occurs as a consequence of cell metabolism and is therefore known as functional or active hyperemia. It implies an increase in blood flow to al the body organs that experience a heightened parenchymal cell

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    running and doing high jump. “Runyan began to make her mark as a world-class runner in 1999 at the Pan American Games” (Bussels). In the year 2000 at Sydney, Australia Runyan became the first legally blind person to compete in the Olympic and Paralympic Games and at the Olympics she finished 8th in the 1,500 meter run. Also in 2000 “Marla finished as the top American with the second fastest debut time by a women in the New York City Marathon” (Bussels). Although Runyan’s vision gets worse as time goes

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    Louie Zamperini’s life was like the waves of a hurricane. Louie’s life was filled with crazy feats he all overcame. Some of these were the Olympics, a P.O.W. camp, and after-war problems. The parts of Louie Zamperini’s life, his early life, military time, and all the time after had been all just as crazy as one another. Louie’s early life was one in a million. Zamperini was always a very odd child. In Olean, New York, on January, 26, 1917 eleven and a half pound Louie was born. When Louie was young

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    Short Essay On Unbroken

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    The novel Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand explores the deprivation and challenges for Louie “Louis” Zamperini who was a prisoner of war by the Japanese during World War II. Laura Hillenbrand narrative, non-fiction book that recounts the biography of Louie Zamperini, an Italian American from Torrance, California. Louie experience despair and questioning his self-identity after the captive. Unbroken, by Laura Hillenbrand was published by Random House on November 16, 2010, about seventy-one years after

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    for their superior courage and outstanding achievements? Or is a hero simply someone that makes a difference in the world. In order for a person to be a hero to me, they need to acquire all of these qualities. Jesse Owens, gold medalist at the 1936 Olympic games, is my African-American hero. Jesse Owens made a huge impact across the globe; he showed the world that diversity is okay, while making a difference for African-Americans everywhere. Jesse Owens did not start out a famous hero. Owens grew

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    Extremophiles and Humanity The Guinness Book of World records puts the tallest man ever at 2.72 meters tall, clocks the fastest mile at 3 minutes and 43.13 seconds, and weighs in the heaviest baby born at 9.98 kg (n.d.). There are ridiculous records such as fastest 100 m hurdle in swim flippers, most toilet seats broken by a head in one minute, and countless other records that make you wonder how and why people thought of them. Adrenaline junkies chase the high they get from putting their life in

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    There are many pros and cons for if the Iditarod race should be ran. Just like everything else people have different opinions on it. It depends where you grew up, how you grew up, and your personal feelings. There are many pros to racing the Iditarod. You would probably agree if you grew up in Alaska. They started the Iditarod race after World War II and it has been annual ever since. In Alaska it is part of its rich culture and people watch and talk about it every year. So most of the pros are

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    Shawn Johnson Bio, Age, Married, Husband, Net Worth, Salary and Wiki Short Bio Shawn Johnson is a well-known American former artistic gymnast who is known best for her being a gold medalist at Olympic balance beam and silver medalist at team, all-around and floor exercise. Shawn Machel Johnson East was born on January 19, 1992. She was born in Des Moines, Iowa, U.S. to parents Doug and Teri Johnson. Johnson was raised in Christian faith. Shawn Johnson received her education from Valley High School

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    An athlete is strong, active, and very good at sports. Mildred Ella Didrickson is the perfect example of an athlete. Born on June twenty-ninth, nineteen-eleven in Port Arthur, Texas who would have known that she would become on of the best women athletes of the twentieth century As a kid, Mildred played baseball, and got the name “Babe” because people thought she hit as well as Babe Ruth. Basketball, diving, swimming, track, golf, tennis, bowling, and lacrosse were also the sports that she played

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    Babe Didrikson Zaharias is one of the greatest female athletes to date. As her full name is Mildred Ella Didrikson Zaharias, she was given the name of Babe because of her accomplishment of “hitting five homeruns” in a baseball game during her early years (“Babe Didrikson Zaharias Biography,” 2015). Her talents at an early age helped her excel in multiple sports, such as basketball, track and field, and golf. Her outstanding performance in basketball began when she was in high school, as she was recruited

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    Ready. Set. The crowd is cheering and the tension is high. Today’s competition determines who will represent the United States in the Summer Olympics. He is ready. As his cleats meet the track, he knows for sure he is going to come out victorious. His opponents know that he is determined to break another one of his records. Go! He is owning his lane. Keeping his pace, his mind is on the finish line. One by one, he surpasses each of his opponents. His chest is pounding, but he is not tired. Victory

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    Bolt is the fastest man alive. Not only has he competed in multiple Olympics, Usain has helped people around the world and changed Track and Field forever. Usain Bolt was born in Sherwood Content, Jamaica on August 21, 1986. His parents are Wellesley and Jennifer Bolt. Usain Bolt started off as a cricket player, but Bolt’s speed stood out, and his coaches suggested track instead. His first coach was Pablo McNeil, a former Olympic athlete. At the early age of 14, Usain won his first high school championship

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    him and support him, sharing the loss as a team. with compassion and encouragement the coach pushes him to work through the pain, train harder and learn from the loss. His father, who was a national champion and Olympic participant, encourages him to reach his goal of going to the Olympics not to give up, to be proud of who he is and to do his best. In the next year 's nationals, Christian is surprised that his father and mother

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    Who Is Jesse Owens A Hero

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    Jesse “J.C” Owens, the son of a sharecropper and grandson of a slave, is a renowned and popular historical figure. He is treated with awe for his physical accomplishments as a record-breaking Olympic champion, but he is also recognized for overcoming the humiliating and abusive treatment he encountered while working towards this goal. Owens was born on September 12, 1913 in Alabama, as the tenth and final child of Mary and Henry Owens. When he was young, Owens suffered from a severe lung disease

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