Celebrating your inspirations: How did you defy the odds?
December 18, 2015
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Pippa Mann; @PippaMann
@SInow the hope and dream of returning to the #Indy500 each year... #KeepGoodGoing #IndyCar
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@sportsillustrated is asking which of our sports accomplishments make us proud. #jugglingforjude is proud of juggling her soccer ball to raise money for kids with cancer @stjude. $70k and counting, thanks to some very generous people. Here she is at age 9, juggling in Maui to kick off the Juggling for Jude fundraiser back in the summer of 2014. Proud of the legit personal best of 1,085 consecutive juggles (alternating left/right and feet only)?! Yes. But that pales in comparison to the pride in making a difference for kids fighting cancer. #keepgoodgoing #wontstoptillnokidshavecancer #shebelieves #likeagirl #kickcancer #givewhatyoucan #choosetomatter #soccer #soccerjuggling #fundraiser
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@SInow the people in my life inspire me. #keepgoodgoing
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#fbf to the race of a lifetime! The build-up to #tcsnycmarathon was horrible as I dealt with an injury that forced me to discontinue running for 7 weeks. During the 5 weeks prior to NYC I was only able to run/walk and cover a maximum distance of 14 miles. Because of those circumstances, there were no time expectations going in. Here I am crossing the finish line in 3:31. I'm very proud of the perseverance I showed. I can honestly say that the special children at #HLVS kept me motivated during the 12 trying weeks. Over $6,600 raised!
#marathontraining #5boroughsforthelittlevillage #findyourstrong #kinvara5 #feeturesrunning #justdoit #upformore #garmin620 #trainwithheart #runlikecrazy @runglirc @sportsillustrated #keepgoodgoing
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Human Performance Op; @cyril_white
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A local #surfer heads to enjoy the waves at Sunset Point along Pacific Coast Highway in Pacific Palisades. #beach #surfing #pacificpalisades #surfinglife #californiabeaches #worldsurfleague #surfboards #sunsetpoint #ocean #iphone6 #iphonephotography @sportsillustrated #keepgoodgoing
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Sectional finals, 2011. Hard to think of a game that meant more to me than this one. It was my last volleyball match ever. The last time I ever put on that jersey, took the court, and stood alongside my teammates. We'd lost to Lake Shore twice in the regular season, so getting them in the finals at home was about as sweet as it could get.
Four-plus games later and in extra points, the storybook ending never came. Our hopes for a win sailed away with my last-gasp swing that hit the back wall instead of the floor. It was devastating. I fell to the ground and started to cry, and stayed there until Eric came to pick me up. And though I'll always want that last set back, I rest assured knowing that I never played a better game, and left it all on the court with those tears I cried.
Victory is not a teacher. Defeat teaches resilience, appreciation, dedication, and, most importantly, gratitude. Gratitude in finally achieving the ultimate reward for unwavering passion -- victory. One thousand losses can be rectified through a single victory. Be grateful for your chance to come back more intelligent and stronger, and one step closer to that win.
#KeepGoodGoing @sportsillustrated #tbt
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Playing alongside an amazing team with an amazing coach. #KeepGoodGoing @SINow
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Wes Woody; @TheRealWes2
@si_nfl @SInow #keepgoodgoing
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Save by @calmwaterpolo during MPSF match vs UCLA. @zumo_usa #waterpolo #wasserball #canonbringit #poloaquatico #shotwithBL @sportsillustrated #keepgoodgoing #GoBears
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