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    The Perfect Swimmer: Ian Thorpe [IMAGE] [IMAGE] Ian Thorpe was born on 13th October 1982 in Sydney, Australia. He is a full time swimmer and has been recognised as an elite athlete in his field since he was the youngest person ever to be chosen to swim in the Australian team at age 14. He was the fastest 14-year-old swimmer in history, which makes him a good subject for this piece. His achievements to date include gold at the Commonwealth Games where he broke the Commonwealth Record

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    Thorpe Park Marketing Strategies I am writing this report to inform you about certain primary and secondary research I have done involving Thorpe Park. With this research I hope I can boost the parks annual turnover, customer satisfaction and popularity. In this report I will demonstrate how I have become of these results and how we can develop them. Research ======== I have been able to do this by overviewing the Internet and looking in the magazines and newspapers that include

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    The Legacy of Jim Thorpe

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    On May 22, 1888, Charlotte Thorpe gave birth to Jacobus (Jim) Franciscus Thorpe and his twin brother, Charles, on an Indian reservation near modern-day Prague, Oklahoma. His Native American roots trace back to chief Black Hawk of the Sac and Fox tribe. His Native American name was Wa-tho-huk, which means “Bright Path.” As a child, he experienced many hardships and struggles. Despite those circumstances, he grew up to be the world’s greatest athlete and play six sports and star in the Olympics.

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    The Market Mix and Thorpe Park Thorpe Park is very good at marketing and getting the results it wants. This is because they follow the 4 P's, otherwise known as the Marketing Mix. The 4 P's for the park are: · Place - The location of the park · Product - The rides and other products in the park · Price - the pricing strategies the park uses · Promotion - Sales promotions, promotional campaigns, offers, and third party promotions. The park is located in a very good spot. It is

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    Athletic Biography of James Frances Thorpe On the morning of May 28, 1888, one of the most versatile, and arguably the greatest of athletes was born in a one-room cabin made of cottonwood and hickory, on the Sac and Fox Indian Reservation located in Prague, Oklahoma. His name was Wa-tho-huck, which means "Bright Path" , in the Native American language spoken by the Sac and Fox Tribe. His father was Hiram P. Thorpe an Irish trapper, and his mother was No-ten-o-quah, and Indian member of the Thunder

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    Thorpe Park Guide

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    Thorpe Park Guide Welcome to our Thorpe park guide!! In this guide I will be discussing the different functional areas within Thorpe park. Functional areas are different departments within a business that help the business to achieve their aims and objectives. e.g. all the tasks that have to be carried out by the business: Human Resources, Finance, Marketing etc. Furthermore, within this guide I will also include a full description of the 5 main functional areas in Thorpe park (Marketing

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    Thorpe Park's Customer Service Effectual customer service is or should be a fundamental aspect of any organisation that has an objective of success. It is through this process that an organisation can fully understand its customers and ensuring that it is responding correctly to customer needs and demands which are vital if the organisation is to gain competitive advantage. In 1991, freematle quotes: “Customer service is the final test. You can get everything else right in terms of

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    Olympic Legends Jim Thorpe, Florence Griffith Joyner and Mark Spitz There are many important Olympic athletes. Three of the most amazing, however, are probably Jim Thorpe, Florence Griffith Joyner, and Mark Spitz. These legends were suberb athletes as well, as amazing people. Jim Thorpe was born on May 28, 1887 in a one-room cabin in Oklahoma. Although there is much confusion on Thorpe's date of birth, this is the date according to his estate. The career biography of Jim Thorpe reads like an encyclopedia

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    would consider to be the greatest athlete in the world? Well, many people throughout the world have either heard of or would consider a man named Jim Thorpe. Jim Thorpe was like a man on a whole different level than every athlete of his time. Jim Thorpe is the greatest athlete of the twentieth century and will always be remembered that way. Jim Thorpe had a very rough life. It started from the day he was born to the day he died. Jim was born on an Indian reservation in Prague, Oklahoma. It was

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    Evil Villains in Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen In Jane Austen’s, Northanger Abbey, John Thorpe and General Tilney are portrayed as unpleasant villains. Villains are defined as, “a wicked or evil person; a scoundrel” (The American Heritage Dictionary http://www.dictionary.com/search?q=VILLAIN). Austen description of both men as power-hungry, easily upset, and manipulative follows this definition. She introduces both characters in separate parts of the book, however simultaneously she delivers

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    poet to make his poetry that easy or that obvious. Another writer, Dwayne Thorpe, suggests Poe had Christian doctrine in mind when he wrote the poem, contending that Poe's sources were biblical in nature (395). He continues: “identification of it [biblical source] casts some infernal illumination on his use of a Christian work to create a nihilistic vision” (395). This goes back to Claudel's biblical association, but Thorpe ascribes the city a darker, more sinister meaning. While many critics look

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    Martin was born in Greenfield, Nelson County, Virginia on January 20th, 1834. Her parents were Hudson Martin and Nancy Thorpe. Hudson Marton was born in Virginia in 1765. At the close of the Revolutionary War, Giddeon Martin, his after moved to Kentucky. Giddeon Martin had fought for seven years in the Revolution under General George Washington. Hudsont Martin and Nancy Thorpe were married March 22nd, 1824. The following children were born to this union John, their only son, and daughters Jane

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    One of the first orders of business was to change the name of the American Professional Football Conference to the American Professional Football Association. The second order was to appoint a president. So Native-American Olympic Gold Medallist Jim Thorpe was elected as league president. Other rules were made such as a membership fee of $100 per team; to be charged to give an appearance of respectability No team ever paid it. Scheduling was left up to the teams, and there were wide variations. This

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    himself as doctor Kevorkian and immediately began the procedure, like a secret agent on a mission. Doctor Kevorkian prepared the machine while Julule tried to relax on the bed, which she found rather hard to do with her heart racing faster than Ian Thorpe in the fifty-meter freestyle. Once Julule seemed a bit more relaxed the doctor applied the conductive gel and began scanning. After what seemed to be an eternity to Julule doctor Kevorkian said in an emotionless tone, “It’s a healthy baby girl.” Instantly

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    they have set up their websites. My first thought is that the Smarts Leisure site needs to be entirely updated. First of all they need to make the homepage more interesting. For example, the first thing that a person notices when they enter the Thorpe Park site is the fact that it appeals to all ages because it has one main site throughout the year but changes for the holidays E.G. Halloween and Christmas. So Smarts needs to think about for whom the website is going to be and then they need

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    Jim Thorpe had an incredible life and impacted sports history forever. He had a very interesting and eventful life and it all started out by just working at home, he never had even played sports before. Before long he was in the Olympics, Professional Football and Baseball, and so much more. He was an all around athlete and he didn’t know for years. People loved Thorpe so much that after his death, they named many things after him and did lots of things to make sure he was remembered. Here’s his

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    James Francis

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    James Francis Thorpe accomplished without argument what no other athlete in history has. The Sac and Fox Indian won gold medals in the pentathlon and decathlon in the 1912 Olympic games in Sweden and played both professional football and professional baseball. His feats on the football field put him on the 1911 and 1912 All-American football teams. In 1920 he became the first president of the American Professional Football Association (later to become the NFL). In 1951, he was one of the first men

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    which it resists deformation in response to an applied force. This, as will be shown, is highly influential in the choice of materials for a rollercoaster; the stiffer a rollercoaster is, the safer it will be. Accompanied by JFS School, I visited Thorpe park located at: Staines Rd, Chertsey, Surrey KT16 8PN, to conduct a case study to assess the physics of rollercoaster rides and the use of different materials in their construction. Whilst at the theme park we went on a variety of rides that used

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    Jim Thorpe Imagine being handed all the wrong cards as a child. From the beginning of his life, Jim Thorpe had to learn how to be strong and overcome. Stricken with poverty and living in the heart of Indian territory, he was able to achieve his dreams and then some. These things transferred to his athletics to make his family and the entire Sac and Fox tribes proud. Through hard work, determination, and overcoming many tragedies, Jim Thorpe became the greatest athlete of the 20th century, and his

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    Over the past 100 years the story of Jim Thorpe has created so much controversy. Back in 1912 Jim Thorpe competed in the 1912 Summer Olympics in Stockholm, Sweden. Jim Thorpe wasn’t just your average athlete he had different training mentalities and different eating habits.” It was fried squirrel with creamed gravy after running all night in the woods at the heels of his dogs” (Jenkins,2012).” By age 6, Thorpe could already shoot, ride, trap and accompany his father, Hiram, a horse breeder and bootlegger

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