How Athletes get through bad days
“My sporting experience was a wonderful one – we must protect all athletes so that they are afforded the same opportunities”
To the world outside, athletes look like they have nerves made of steel. They appear to many a seemingly invincible breed.
They look like they can take on anything and anyone without even breaking a sweat. They are the heroes that never run out of energy. They are the heroes we all aim to be.
When I was nine, I started playing basketball – the sport that was to go on and give me the most privileged opportunities and experiences in life. What ensued was lifelong friendships, world travel, unforgettable life lessons and the Olympics – who knew!!