“ He was the NBA scoring leader in 84, and 86-93. He was also the Defensive Player of the Year in 88” (Contemporary p.1). Getting this honor proved that Jordan was not a selfish player, and was able to do it on both sides of the court. This showed many of why he was the greatest player alive. After his third ring, Jordan felt that he accomplished all his goals in the NBA, and he wanted to make his old dream come true.
Usain Bolt How fast can one man be? Usain Bolt is the most naturally talented athlete in the world. Bolt made his dreams come true by winning three gold medals and also breaking three world records at the 2008 olympics in Beijing. Also at the 2008 Olympics Bolt became the first man to win both 100 and 200 and beat the worlds records. Nothing interfered with Bolt because at the 2012 Olympics in London Usain Bolt beat all three of his records again.
A lot of Olympians have set future goals to stride for. Works Cited Olympic.org “Women and Mens Swimming Events” Copyright 2013 Olympic.org “Top Swimming Medalists” Copyright 2013 http://www.usaswimming.org “History for Swimming” copyright 2012 http://www.olympic.org/Olympic/ results “Gold Medal Results” copyright 2012 http://bleacherreport.com/articles/1260659-the-10-most-memorble-in-Olympic-swimming-history “The Ten Most Memorable Moments In Olympic Swimming History copyright 2014 http://content.ime.com/time/arts/articles/0 “Michael Phelps won gold medals” copyright 2014
He competed in the Olympics representing the United States when he was just 15 years old (JackBio: Michael Phelps Biography). He started breaking world records and becoming known in the “swimming world” (JackBio: Michael Phelps Biography). Phelps was being compared to swimming greats and companies began wanting his endorsements (JackBio: Michael Phelps Biography). Then came the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Michael qualified for eight events and won gold in all eight events (JackBio: Michael Phelps Biography).
Some of the people he recruited included Johnny Dawkins, Mark Alarie, David Henderson, Jay Bilas and Weldon Williams. People looked at this new and approved team as one of the nations best team. This started the miracle the still lives on today. Joining this powerful team was guard Tommy Amaker in 1983. Duke won 24 games in 1984 and earned the first NCAA bid under Coach K. With the same boys, they were now seniors, the 1986 Duke team won an NCAA-record 37 games while claiming titles in the Big Apple NIT, ACC regular season, ACC Tournament and the NCAA East Regional.
1993, this was the very first year that the Worland High School Swimming and Diving Men’s program won state as a team. It all started when the pool was first built in the late 1970’s. This is where most of the young children learned how to swim and or became competitive swimmers in middle and high school. Creating basic building blocks for essential survival skill, this was a key essential for most children; from learning butterfly, breaststroke, backstroke, freestyle, elementary backstroke, side stroke to our floats. From our old dome, we have created a new home.
From his spontaneous sophomore year and the summer before his junior year he grew to be 6'3". The coaches decided Jordan would now wear the varsity uniform. His actions showed everyone that if you work hard eventually you will achieve your goal. Michael Jordan enrolled at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1981, and soon became an important member of the school's basketball team. His team won the NCAA Division I championships in 1982 with Jordan scoring the final basket needed to defeat Georgetown University.
Lamar Carter known to all as, Vince Carter, was born on January 26.1977 in Daytona Beach, FL. Carter became an extraordinary leader at a young age. Carter used his talent to gain fame and fortune so that he could give back to his community and the less fortunate. During his years at Campbell Middle School he was the only seventh grader to ever play on the Varsity Basketball team, not only was he on the team but he was a starter on the team. While at Mainland High school he was captain of the Volleyball Team, member of the Marching Band and is known to be the most gifted basketball player to grace their court.
Anything related to the Olympics sports in today’s modern era dates clear back to 776 BC; however, some sports that are in the twenty-first-century Olympic Games have only just started. A sport like diving reached the Olympic level in 1904 at the Summer Olympic Games. Both springboard and platform diving have had an interest in my life, since, indeed I am a diver myself. As diving had begun to evolve from just a simple “swan dive” to a 109 B (Forward 4 and ½ somersaults, pike), not only has the difficulty tremendously increased in this sport, but it has been one of the most watched sports in the Olympics games since it took off in 1904. Another thing that was added into the Olympic venue would be synchronized diving (synchronized, meaning at the same time or rate).
Michael Phelps had a lot more things to make him a better swimmer, he had more knowledge of the sport and a more efficient body type. The World Biography says that “Mark got seven gold at 1972 and Phelps got eight in 2008” . Phelps won gold in all of his events in the 2008 Olympics and Spitz got gold in all of his but he only did seven events in 1972. Phelps had more opportunities in his time of swimming than Spitz.Which shows the evolution in skills in American culture through Michael Phelps Born in Modesto, California on February 10 1950. Spitz started training at the YMCA in Sacramento.