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    Queen of Alpine

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    Queen of Alpine In everyday life Lindsey Vonn gets to experience thrills, chills, and she uses her remarkable skills to become a greater athlete. Born in Minnesota and raised in Colorado, she has been skiing all of her life. At the age of two she was in a pair of skis and has continued to progress. (Lindsey Vonn, 2 of 4) I intend to describe the exciting life of Olympic athlete, Lindsey Vonn. On October 18, 1984 a future Olympian was born in St. Paul, Minnesota. She began skiing at age two

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    Success: The Many Faces

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    different. Bill gates and Steve Jobs are the epitome of financial success to the people who wish to compare. Individuals like Marylyn Monroe or Princess Diana remain images of success in talent and praise. Then there are athletes including skier Lindsey Vonn, who form idealistic model for youth. Finally, we see people in a successful family that seem to fit our imaginary cookie cutter picture of family, and we label them as successful. We see here the many faces of success, displayed in countless

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    Rumours, by Fleetwood Mac

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    Christine McVie, Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks left me mesmerized. When these sincere artists combined their vocal harmonies and surreal songwriting with their emotionally driven revelations of love, loss, heartbreak and turmoil, one of the ultimate classic albums emerged. If you are unfamiliar with the story, three relationships were falling apart during the making of this album. Mick Fleetwood was divorcing his wife; John and Christine McVie were divorcing. Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham

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    There are so many forms of propaganda that surround our lives on a every day basis, and these negative messages persuade and shape our thoughts of perfection, of who we are, and who we ought to be. The beauty industry and its’ advertisements is one type of propaganda that ultimately characterizes the way we think of ourselves. The media is relentless in reminding us every chance they get why women need to be perfect and what we need to achieve that. There is endless pressure as women to have a perfect

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    Doping in Sports Is it true that the world has evolved into “a society of cheaters” and that all individuals are to blame for “looking for shortcuts at one point or another?” (Nolan). With this in mind, should everything be done fairly among individuals in the world? These are questions that societies ask each day and it can be seen associated widely throughout the world of sports. According to the Washington Post, “ drugs and blood transfusions [in sports] provide a 5 to 10 percent advantage”,

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    Winter Olympics

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    Every four years, the world's greatest athletes gather for the ultimate test of skill and strength: the Game of Parmistan. OK, no. They gather for the Summer Olympics. And, like some bizarre divorce settlement, every alternate even year provides us the Winter Olympics. An event which, no matter how much people (including myself) enjoy it, still has a "red-headed stepchild" quality to it. There's a little less fanfare, a little less promotion, and the athletes are a little less known (excluding "Flying

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    The idea for this company came from the CEO Kevin Plank who, in 1996, wanted to make a shirt to be worn under football gear that wouldn’t get bunched up and gross while playing football. Under Armour started out by selling compression clothing designed to keep cool, dry, and comfortable for any sport or workout, and have expanded to incorporate all aspects of sportswear. They started their business in college football and gradually grew to being big in the NFL. Under Amour is now a company, like

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    Case Analysis Of Gopro

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    2.0 Company Overview GoPro was founded by Nicholas Woodman, his earliest vision was to create a camera strap that took already existing waterproof camera’s and attached them to surfer’s wrists. After his dot com company Funbug failed in 2001, he took a 5 month surf trip to Australia and Indonesia, during this trip he realized that his idea of a wearable camera needed to be a product that was all-in-one, comprising of the camera, the strap and the waterproof case. Two years later Woodman had his

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    The Fight For Gender Equality

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    Women have long struggled to make their place in America be an accepted one of equality in position and pay. While some women are content to be hardworking wives and mothers of the home, others strive for a distant point with which to have a voice in what some consider as a man’s world. Across the world, many countries are a patriarchy-in which the male is the figurehead of a position in society. Different cultures, religions, and beliefs struggle against the rising desires of women to become successful

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    Skiing and Snowboarding

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    Skiing and snowboarding are two very different sports, that have evolved and morphed together to define an entire global industry and are now tantamount as salt and pepper. Skiing was popularized decades before the conception of snowboarding however, snowboarding was conceptualized in part, by skiing. Skiing became a mainstay when it was introduced to the Olympics, it quickly grew to dominate winter sports all over the world. The world was shocked when snowboarding made its way onto the Olympics

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