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    Rafael Nadal is a professional tennis player. He is a twenty nine year Spaniard. At this time, Nadal is ranked number eight in the world. Since turning pro in 2001, he has won countless tournaments. A few of these tournaments include: the French Open, the US Open, and Wimbledon. After watching the US Open these past two weeks, I decided to write this paper on him because he a very well-known athlete due to a particular set of rituals that he performs before and during his matches. Rafael Nadal’s rituals and traditions make him very unique in the tennis world. These rituals primarily consist of nineteen actions that take place during his matches. Rafael is known for his tediousness on a tennis court. He is often looked upon as an obsessive…

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    Gender Framing In Sports

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    Gender framing has been present in societies and cultures across the globe. There have been many instances where cultural values and upbringings have led to a view towards women athletes. The past few decades have been particularly eventful for women around the world. One thing prominent when comparing cultures from around the world is that there is a clear difference in viewpoint with each culture. I believe that there is are different views towards female athletes due to cultural aspects…

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    Her epiphany occurred while she was observing a baseball game and realized that no women were present on the diamond. Not only did this realization shatter her lifelong dreams of becoming a professional baseball player, it was a lesson that would remain with her for the rest of her life. King realized that if she was going to be a professional, female athlete, she needed to play a sport that was more ladylike. American society had a difficult time watching women participate in sports that were…

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    Sexism In Sports Essay

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    crazy! Title IX was the new barrier for sexism in sports women now can play sports at their schools. The new law was impactful that it went from women playing a sport was 1 in 35. Now 1 in 3 women play sports. (Welcome to The Terrordome) I could say that for decades all of this is just about sexism man is trying to be the superior gender, but as the twentieth century goes on you can just tell women everywhere in America are making sure it 's not going to be like that anymore. I can see Progress…

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    Who is India Westbrooks? India Love Westbrooks, 19, is a female who got fame before she even realized she was famous. India gained so much fame at the age of, just 14. People started to love her when her pictures started going viral on Tumblr, she was so beautiful. Although, India has four other sisters and two brothers, she has remained the most popular. Her fame continues to skyrocket through Instagram, Twitter, modeling for clothing lines, her romances, and her TV show, “#TheWestbrooks,”…

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    once she hit the court. Misty was a 16-year-old high school superstar (“Dynamic Duo 79”). All of her friends admired her talents. She went to high school at Newport Harbor High School, were she helped her team win two state championships (indoor) in 1992 and 1994 (“Misty May-Treanor”). She gave that school the reputation it has today. Misty played against Kerri Walsh for the first time when she was 16 (“Dynamic Duo 79”). They met, and instantly hit it off. Misty and Kerri became friends at a…

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    This is every bowler’s dream to make it big and have a sponsor pay for all their equipment and tournament entries. There are a lot of different types of contracts that a professional bowler can obtain. Pro staff members get all of their equipment, tournament fees, and hotel fees paid by their sponsorship.(CITE) A company will always want their product to be out there while bowling in competition. A company will always try to come out the best equipment possible to make bowlers compete with the…

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    Reflection Paper Employee Assistance Programs are crucial for the well-being of an organization. In today’s world there are many factors that inhibit employee productivity. For instance, depression, grieve, divorce, substance abuse, financial instability and others. These issues can negatively impact the overall cost of running an organization. Offering Employee Assistance programs enables the employee to address life difficulties in order to experience wellness in the workplace, resulting in…

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    Slipping my boots on, my focus was fully on the task of getting my mare bathed and ready for the barrel race we were heading to that evening. My thoughts racing in my head as I reached for her halter and lead from the hanger on the tack room wall. I've been to barrel races so may times in the past twenty years that I should be at ease, but I'm almost more anxious now than I've ever been before. Walking toward the gate, lost in my thoughts, I'm wondering what the night ahead has in store for…

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    Calf Roping Research Paper

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    Finally, another reason animals are not abused is because of the strict guidelines set by each rodeo association. The rules of the Cheyenne Frontier Days ™ acknowledges that all animals receive proper care and treatment before, during, and after every rodeo performance. Horses and cattle are transported in specially designed trucks for their protection. Once on site, the animals are placed in large corrals, provided with fresh feed and water, and are inspected at least twice a day for any…

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