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    Controversial Coach

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    Notible 5). When they did not know English however, they were taught it through Sesame Street and soap operas. Andrea, their daughter, was left in Romania with t... ... middle of paper ... ... has the nation team members coming monthly, and has summer camps that he coaches at. I believe Karolyi has changed and is a truly amazing coach for all that he and his wife have overcome. Works Cited Gutman, Dan. Gymnastics: the Trials, the Triumphs, the Truth. New York: Penguin Group,1996.

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    Everyone today knows Nadia Comaneci as the first female gymnast to earn a perfect score at the 1976 Olympics games in Montreal, Canada, but that was just one of her many unique accomplishments. Throughout her gymnastics career she claimed 16 gold medals and went to the Olympics two times, got first in 1976, and won second in 1980. Nadia Comaneci was born in Onesti, Romania, on November 12, 1961.When she was six years old, she was playing around outside at school, and Bela Karolyi spotted her and

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    Gymnastics

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    dream. Growing up in the city of Washington, DC in 1976, I used to sit on my parents’ bedroom floor, watching TV. I decided to turn the channel one day to the Olympics. I noticed that there were these girls, who were doing some amazing flips. I’d never seen anything like it before. I knew nothing about the balance beams, vaults, and the floor exercises. It was like I jumped into a whole new world. Watching Nadia Comaneci scoring 10s at the Olympics while doing those stunning flips and dance routines

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    Mohamed Ali

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    his principal announced during a staff meeting about the issue that Clay would someday be "this school's claim to fame." Clay later joked about his lackluster academic record saying, "I said I was the Greatest, not the smartest." At the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, he won a gold medal as a light heavyweight boxer. He then turned professional under the tutelage of boxing legend Angelo Dundee and quickly became famous for his unorthodox style, his spectacular results, and his tireless self-promotion

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    Comparing The Real World and Survivor While MTV's The Real World places twenty-somethings in unique arrangements in which to live as they would like for several months, CBS's Survivor elicits peculiar behavior from contestants living in unusual circumstances. Despite fundamental differences, the continued success of both The Real World[1] and Survivor[2] illustrates that American viewers love to watch reality television shows with interesting locales, competitions or tasks, and natural personal

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    steves tees

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    Steve decided to open his own tee- shirt shop, near a local university. He felt it was the perfect time to start his own business, due to the location and the fact that the summer Olympics were being held 55 miles away in Atlanta. Wow! What a great opportunity it was, for him to take initiative to become his own boss, gain exposure, and become profitable. The only problem was that Steve did not take into consideration any concerns with starting a business, which include: geography, a market for this

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    My Invisible Gay Culture

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    between everyone in my culture is that we are all GAY. My high school was newly built school and had every modem accessory available. The school had an auditorium large enough to front a Broadway play and a swimming pool grand enough for the summer Olympics. What it lacked was diversity. My graduating class of 1988 had one African American and one Asian. That's it. No Hispanics or Native Americans. But, my sophomore year I discovered that within the walls of our school existed several "invisible

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    Soccer

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    a red card depending on the severeness of the hit and if was an accident or not. A yellow card is a caution and a red card puts you out of the game. Soccer is played al over the country and all over the world. It is a sport that is in the summer Olympics. The games will be held in Atlanta this year and teams from all over the world will be playing there. Hopefully we will get tickets to one of the games because I really want to see one. Soccer is a very fun sport and is very good for me. I

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    Kevin Rayburs Run

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    1968, Six o'clock in the morningThe Olympic village was quiet in its lazy sleep, but Kevin Reybur was already awake, and ready to run. The easy 8-mile morning workout was only a part of the blonde-haired phenomenon's training schedule. Later in the afternoon he would suffer through fifteen miles of pace-work and intervals on the golf cart paths and quiet streets of the peaceful suburbs of Mexico City.Despite his short legs and strong upper body -unusual characteristics for a distance runner- Kevin

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    organised in parallel to the Olympics. The Paralympic Games are only open to athletes with disabilities falling under the ten eligible impairment types such as vision impairment and intellectual impairment. The ten impairment types are further broken down into classifications, with requirements varying with each sport. History of the Paralympic Games Prior to the advent of the Paralympic Games, athletes with disabilities had already proven their mettle in competing in the Olympic Games. The first disabled

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