So when deciding which extracurricular to participate in, running track seemed natural. Running track acted like a friend who could listen forever; whenever I was going through a rough patch a run on the track cooled me down and helped me think clearly. Running helped me develop confidence and determination that I could use both on and off the track. At races I acted as a companion, cheering my teammates to victory. Other times a leader; teaching lessons of perseverance and determination as was passed down from seniors to myself.
Louis turned out to be absolutely spectacularly at running events, winning every race he was faced with. Louis eventually went onto compete in the Olympics. This challenge of changing from a hoodlum to a track star was very difficult for Louis. Louis didn't just become a great runner, he was tired of being a petty thief. When his brother convinced him to try out for the track team, he slowly devoted hi... ... middle of paper ... ... his own destiny.
When he got into Junior High School he was directed towards running because of his size factor. Prefontaine loved the sport and decided to run cross-country at Marshfield High School in Coos Bay. When track season came around, Steve ran the distance races for his team. After losing one particular race he promised that he would not lose another in his high school career. Prefontaine did just that, he didn't lose a single cross country or track race including the state championships.
It was only possible because he had to face the adverse situations and do something for his survival. In such circumstances a man could find his true strength just like Steve Jobs found it. When a person is in difficult situation he tries to use each part of his body to overcome it. His whole con... ... middle of paper ... ...e has to fail a couple of times to surmount the situation, but failure in itself is the greatest lesson. It removes one’s fear and gives courage to face failure.
His argument is very reasoning to his defence and he eats so many reason to why the work works in its evil ways of discrimination. He wants everyone to that, it's very easy to not be very discriminated by the way you look but the way your skin color. Mr. King is very descriptive of his words and his meaning for them. He can really make the world change if everyone really did follow. King's reason for the speech is because he is trying to make a difference, he is a very good well taught speaker and he speaks with so much enthusiasm and nothing could really stop him from anything he's
Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, “Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.” Odysseus never loses sight of home; he is a great leader and always encourages his men in times of fear and hopelessness. Odysseus’ character gives him strength to keep moving forward in his journey back to Ithaca but his intelligence is a major factor in his survival as well. In the beginning of Odysseus’ journey home, Poseidon changes the course of Odysseus’ ship and leads him to the island of the Cyclopes. While there, his men quickly steal as much food as they can and get back on the boat.
Ricks courage, strength and, loving and caring personally for people makes the greater hero. The hero figure of him is outstanding. He will do whatever he can to save somebody life. Rick is always thinking how they can survive and what the next plan is going to be and what is the next step that they are going to take. Rick is always showing that he is a very strong person and he fights all the way to the end he does not give up.
More subtly, they influence us by appealing to our desires or exploiting our emotions.” The image of Jeter training alone in a gym clothed head to toe in Michael Jordan’s clothing line combine with a poem above describing his intentions. This scene portrays the hard work and dedication that will eventually lead to success as things an athlete of any level should expect while wearing the clothing. Michael Jordan takes advantage of his legend on the basketball court and his appeal worldwide to create a line of apparel that demands the same work ethic from those who wear it. Its success is in Jumpman23’s ability to interest buyers no matter what age, race, or sport. The advertisement gives the impression that success does not come easily.
In Golden Boy, Joe Bonaparte proved he could fight having no prior experience as a professional boxer. Joe had the motivation and the will-power to gain attention from the doubtful Tom Moody and proved himself a true fighter knocking a man dead. Rosie and Joe both wanted a chance to succeed in their athletic careers and their relationships with their coaches enhanced the opportunity.
In high school, he becomes a runner where he learned discipline, perseverance despite the pain, and how to outsmart runners that tried to prevent Louis from winning. When war breaks out, those attributes he learned being an Olympic runner aided and allowed him to step up to become a leader when his plane crashes in the