Other times a leader; teaching lessons of perseverance and determination as was passed down from seniors to myself. My successes gave me the exhilarating feeling of winning a race. But more importantly my failures taught me to persevere and practice my hardest, because on the starting line your ethnicity, gender, or height matter very little. Running track gave many new experiences that forever shaped the person I am today. Although I am a member of many diverse communities... ... middle of paper ... ... had found my vocation: sprinting.
The littlest thing can prevent the world’s best athletes from winning gold in an event or not medaling at all. This puts a ton of pressure on athletes to produce during each of their performances. A very diverse group of events from alpine skiing to snowboard cross to short track speed skating to bobsledding are enough to keep anybody entertained. I am always cheering for team USA, but it is still very fascinating to see all of the other countries who are competing. During the Winter Olympics, it is inspiring to see athletes, make names for themselves and become heroes for their countries.
The modern Olympics were a vision of one man who had strived to see a unity that can only be seen from the ideals of the past (countries watching their heros cheering them for victory). These Olympic games of today transcend all obstacles of hatred and bitterness toward others. Instead, a growth emerges. Not every athlete gets a metal, but every athlete can bask in the glory of saying I was there, I was at the Olympics. But, during the Ancient Olympics (which began in 776 b.c.)
Own the Podium helps fund high performance Canadian athletes for the Olympics and Paralympics. The purpose of this paper is to inform the reader how Own the Podium is assisting in many key areas in Canada’s sport system. Also, this paper will state the very detailed vision and mission statements from Own the Podium made for Canada’s high performance athletes and the goals in mind for the future Olympic games. Specific indications on how Own the Podium has a direct impact on this broad topic of high performance sport, how they intend to carry out their goals and their dedication towards these athletes and future athletes. This multi-sport organization is the backbone of the hopeful success of Canadian athletes in the highest regarded sport spectacle; the Olympic games.
The Athenian people were thrilled when the Olympics kicked off; they had an eventful event ahead of them. The Olympics officially kicked off on April 6, 1896. The second days of the games were devoted to track and field, which the... ... middle of paper ... ...verall these games played a big impact on our country and many others; also sports were changed in these games. In conclusion, these games were a life-changing event and every life would be different if it wasn’t for Pierre de Coubertin and the games itself. These Olympic games brought many countries together and created bonds that are still used today.
I realized that this is a message life brings overall. Life is filled with beautiful moments each and every day which can in turn give valuable lessons to the human race. Often we are so caught up in our own goals and ventures that we do not notice the world around us, now more evident to me after the impact of the dance I saw. I realized that even if the United States isn’t at war, war will always exists and the world will never truly know peace.
Just imagine yourself in that position; Team USA, Team Brazil, etc.,all competing for the glory of Gold. Realistically, will that ever happen? The potential is certainly there, but, we as an international Paintball community must come together. Paintball is obviously strong in the USA, but no matter how organized one country is, without the active participation of other countries, the dream of paintball in the Olympics will never be realized. As well, with the many dfferent tournament promoters, each with different corporate goals, it may prove difficult to have the
One day Dan gets a call from the Olympic organization and it offered a card to compete in the 2050 summer Olympics in the spot of Dave. Dan excitedly accepts the offer and is off to Olympics. He and Reggie are in awe and can 't believe it. Even though it wasn 't in the way they imagined, they accomplished their goal of getting to the Olympics. Now that he is there he wants to make the most of his situation and take home the gold.
All he needed was one big victory to take gold at the Olympics to make his image even bigger. When he won it had cemented his career as one of the best sprinters in history. Until three days after he was stripped from his gold medal from using Steroid’s as a performance enhancing drug. Ben wasn’t the first star to be caught using enhancing drugs and won’t be the last but it hurt is legacy and had people thinking different about him.... ... middle of paper ... ... for athletes will do whatever it takes to become that winner and not the loser. Works Cited • .
Cheerleading takes just as much time and effort just like any other sport. The only difference is that at a cheer competition, judges have the final say. You can do your best and it still might not be good enough because at the end of the day the team with the best overall performance takes home the gold. I made the