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    How Has Softball Changed

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    It has impacted the world by becoming a popular international sport and the United States then, by giving us Americans, the gold and silver medals at the Summer Olympic games and now by allowing ou Olympic team to continue the quest for gold at the 2020 Tokyo games. We are very proud of the phenomenal athletes past and present, for their dedication, hard work and perseverance. The game of softball has acquired several historical players over the years, such as the amazing Olympic gold and silver medalist, Laura Berg. It’s women like this who inspires all of us to achieve and go above and beyond and follow our dreams. Softball has given me a chance to be apart of many awesome teams, build lasting friendships, and receive multiple trophies and medals. It has also given me some of the greatest memories that I get to remember for the rest of my life.Softball is a wonderful sport that has not only offered us, as a nation, and those around the world an abundance of greatness in so many ways but has also given back to us and more importantly, to me, so very much more in…

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    Tina Maze Research Paper

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    Tina Maze is a skier who is currently 33 years old. Her birthday is on May 2, 1983 and she was born in Slovenj Gradec, Slovenia. Slovenia is a country next to Italy. Tina Maze is a World Cup ski racer and a double Olympic gold medalist. Tina is the most successful Slovenian ski racer in history with a career that culminated with two gold medals at the 2014 Winter Olympics. Maze first won her World Cup race at Solden, Austria during the season of 2003, but not by herself. Maze, tied three ways…

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    Bart Conner Dedication to one thing in life is hard to accomplish, especially if the one thing requires hours and hours of dedication every week. Bart Conner, an Olympic gold medal winner for the United States and a National Championship at the University of Oklahoma was very dedicated to his career. Bart’s journey to become the outstanding gymnast he is today was long and hard, but it eventually paid off. Even though he had to mature in a hurry, he soon realized that his childhood dream would…

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    Ronald G, Spaeth, FACHE, is the recipient of the American College of Healthcare Executive’s 2005 Cold Medal Award. (“Interview,” 2005) The purpose of this award is to identify ACHE Fellows who best exemplify leadership at the organizational, local, state/provincial, and national levels and who continually contribute to the improvement of the delivery of healthcare services and community health (“Gold Medal,”2016). Ronald has had a long time career in many positions including vice president of…

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    Wilma Rudolph Thesis

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    Who knew that, on June 23, 1940, a legend would be born? But, more importantly, who knew that, in 1960, an inspiration would be made? That legend and inspiration was an Olympic sprinter by the name of Wilma Glodean Rudolph. When Wilma was an infant when she contracted polio, which led to paralysis in her legs. Even though the odds were never in her favor, Rudolph put herself to the test and went on to win three gold medals in various track events at the 1960 Rome Olympics. Wilma Rudolph inspires…

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    Designated Spaces

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    seriously and placing a hand over their heart to respect the code of the flag and by extension, the anthem. Gabby Douglas is an athlete, not just any athlete however. She is a two-time Olympian and three-time gold medalist. Thus, when she defied the tradition of putting your hand over heart as respect to the national anthem, she was met with plenty of controversy. From the online site reporting her actions as unpatriotic or some believing she was participating in a protest, everyone had an…

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    Her moment of fame was achieved at the Olympic games when young Strug sprained her ankle on the 1st vault but she managed to do the 2nd vault. This amazing accomplishment secured gold for Team USA. Her coach describes this amazing accomplishment buy saying “ Shrug mustard courage that few have shown in the Olympic history, bolted the US women's gymnastics team and their first ever Olympic gold-medal” (UXL Biographies 1). This amazing success pasted 18 year old Strugs face over pretty much every…

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    Wheelchairs In Sports

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    Imagine you invented the best sports wheelchair ever. There are multiple wheelchairs made for sports, most are made with lighter metals so people can move in them. They also have tilted wheels so someone can move quick and easy, and some have levers attached to the wheels if the person does not have enough strength in their arms. Rugby wheelchairs are built to be extra sturdy. They have bumpers on the front, and guards on the sides. They also have anti-tip devices so they won't fall over…

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    Wiggles Research Paper

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    Wiggles got accepted the World Cup three times in a row but has never won a medal while running. This was the biggest race he’s been too. The race was Africa, the home of the animals. Wiggles saw his shoes were old and he needed new ones. So he went and bought the best Nike shoes there were. Then Wiggles hops on a…

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    the athlete will be distracted from the fatigue that he would be feeling without the music. The best example of synchronization is the famous Ethiopian runner and two time olympic gold medalist in 10,000m, Haile Gebrselassie. Haile has credited his record and gold medal fast tempo of Scatman (Ski-Ba-Bop-Ba-Dop-Bop) by Scatman John, he says, "It 's nice music, if 's fast written, that 's why I could break a world record, by that music,"…

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