Helas! i got too immersed and emotional in the games to bother blogging about my thoughts and feelings.
Instead of giving more publicity to negative events like what those Cameroonian athletes did, am going to highlight the teams and athletes who have inspired me throughout the games.
Not just in their athleticism but their journey to this moment. Irrespective of whether they won a medal or not, there is something to be learned from them. And that is to....
NEVER GIVE UP.
NEVER LET SOMEONE TELL YOU WHAT YOU CAN OR CANNOT DO
SUCCESS DOES NOT COME EASY
You can apply these life lessons in any facade of life. Whether you are a student trying to do your best to graduate with that good GPA..or a student applying to get into a program...a young professional looking for work or a well deserved promotion, a business entrepreneur about to embark on a new business, and etc....
DO NOT GIVE UP ^_^
Douglas: 1 word = RESPECT
Iordan Iovtchev,39 from Hungary and Oksana Chusovitina, 37
from Germany: The oldest gymnasts at the games....Age
aint nothing but a number. What's your excuse for being a
young potato couch?
Mexico Men's Soccer beats BRAZIL to WIN GOLD for the 1st time
Lolo Jones: I cant believe the nasty article the NY Times published about her. She is a world record holder for chrissake...she competed and EARNED her spot on the USA track team. A christian and virgin in this day and age....kudos to you my dear for standing strong in the face of all those insults
Because YOUR ACTIONS are the best weapon against your critics/haters
Olga Kaniskina: She came in 2nd but is definitely a force to be respected for setting the pace through out the whole race