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  • Sports
    263 words
    "When surfing Waimea it is essential to have the proper crazed attitude that implies a certain reckless disregard for your personal safety. If you paddle out thinking you are going to get hurt, you will. If you think you can't make the drop, you won't. If you begin to wonder what in the world you " re doing out among those menacing waves, it's time to be thankful you " re still alive and head for the beach". This is the kind of thrill seeking and addiction to big waves riding that revolutionized...
  • Sports Field
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    Sport Is The Greatest School Of Vanity It is two o'clock on Saturday the 22 February 2000. It is the day of the annual Hilton vs. Michael House rugby game. In the stands, five hundred schoolboys eagerly await the arrival of the fifteen so-called "Gods" dressed in the black and white to come racing onto the field. As the "Titans" take the field all five Hundred of them jump up and praise them in one euphoric roar. The out come of the game is eight to five in Hiltons favor. They all run on and for...
  • 20 Seconds
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    Knowledge and Attitudes of A Healthy Lifestyle The components of a healthy lifestyle include many things. A few examples of these components are eating right, exercising regularly, and keeping your mind calm and content. Eating right means staying on a healthy diet. This does not mean that you cannot eat sweets or fatty foods, it just means that you should constantly keep in mind how a certain food will affect your body. One wants to always remain in control, do not gorge yourself and then skip ...
  • Gladiatorial Fight A Sport
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    Boxing: Down for the Count The tenth edition of Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary defines boxing as " the art of attack and defense with the fists practiced as a sport. ' I could be mistaken, but there is a certain emphasis placed on the idea that boxing is practiced as a sport. It is rather ambiguous. Is boxing a sport to begin with? Is boxing something else that is just practiced as a sport? Is it, can it, or should it be practiced as something else rather than as a sport? Maybe I am jus...
  • Sport Of Mixed Martial Arts
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    Mixed Martial Arts First off mixed martial arts is what it sounds like. It is a session between two opponents who have trained or cross trained in martial arts. Although mixed martial arts in not a mainstream sport, there is no reason why it should be banned in any state here in the United States. Like most, if not all sports, there are rules that one most abide by, the fights are sanctioned, so rules must apply. There are regulations and weight classes much like other sports. Mixed martial arts...
  • Upper Class Sport Within The Working Class
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    This essay will be an attempt to bring together the ideas from our class readings about the Marxist sociological perspective as well as insight from other readings to further my understanding of Marxism and its applications to sport. I will lay the groundwork for the theory then proceed with how his theory is applied to accessibility issues in sport, distribution of power in sport and commercialization of sport. Basics of Marxist Theory The most widely used political and ideological system of th...
  • Sports Journalism For My Career Research Paper
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    Sports Journalism For my career research paper I have chosen to delve into the world of the sportswriter, and take a closer look at what that occupation may hold for myself. I have chosen to research this form of journalism because I consider myself to be a sports fanatic, and would very much enjoy spending the rest of my working days writing about the conditions in the world of sports. During the last year or so I have taken a period of time everyday to relax and read over sports articles from ...
  • One Of The Great Boxers Of History
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    Olympic Boxing: A Brutal Sport Turned Olympic Back in the Stone Age, thousands and thousands of years ago, the people didn t have much to do for entertainment so they invented a life or death sport which we know today as, boxing. There is a lot of history on top of boxing. The sport started thousands of years ago, it grew and grew in popularity until it reached its peak in the 1930's. Boxing was one of the most brutal sports ever played. Boxing used to be played by two men who would stand on lar...
  • Ban Boxing
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    Boxing has always been a sport surrounded with controversy. It is known for its brutal nature, pitching two athletes against each other and allowing them to battle each other until one gain advantage over his opponent by rendering him unconscious. Yet this brutal sport still manages to attract countless fans despite its inherent danger which proved deadly in many occasions. So is it time then for the civilized world to put an end this unjustified sport Hundreds of boxers have died due to brain d...
  • Sports Management As My Major
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    My reasoning's for choosing the path that I choose were simple. My life has revolved around sports since I was 5. So what better of a business world to go in besides sports? I cant think of anything better. The major I choose was sports management. This is a field that I will excel at and succeed in life after my football career ends. When I was a little kid I always had a lot of energy running around outside non stop. So my mom thought I should do something with all that energy, so sports came ...
  • Our Sports Stars
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    Sport has always entertained and influenced our lives. It creates dreams for children and goals for adults. However, many fans are oblivious to the millions they pocket each year. It is without doubt that our sports stars are grossly overpaid. Their annual earnings exceed those we make in a lifetime, even when compared to highly qualified professions. Despite the money factor, we sometimes question the values that are emphasized. Sports stars earn substantial incomes compared to an average Austr...
  • Sports Like Figure
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    I had always enjoyed the summer Olympics and the way the athletes strive to be their best, but after watching the winter Olympics I couldn't help but ask, are these really sports. I have no doubt that the races are sport. There is a definite outcome and no dispute over who won. Then you have these other "sports" like figure skating and ice dancing. Somehow I cannot take any point of view that would support these two as sports. First you have figure skating that requires agility, endurance, stami...
  • First Jump
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    Bungee jumping is an extreme sport which implies jumping in the open, tied by the legs with an elastic cord. Launching is beeing made from cranes, bridges and other facilities, but not buildings, because the swinging on the horizontal may have an amplitude of 15 m. After the jump follow some stretches and eases of the cord on the vertical. This activity isnt as dangerous as it seems. Statistically speaking, it is as dangerous as a 100 km car trip. The risk rate is 2 per million. Accidents are ve...
  • Scooters
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    Scooters Within the boundaries of todays society, we have seen many kids with scooters. Regardless of whether they are put to use for fun, or for a sport, the point is that they are selling swiftly at a fast rate. These are called scooters basically because of the S standing for a sport, and also because of it standing for skateboarding. Numerous are used in alleys, or some are even brought to school by children. The fact and the matter is that they are selling rapidly, and that not only are kid...
  • Religion And Sport
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    I believe the question posed by Prebish asking whether sport is a parallel to religion or identical means that sport is very closely related to the same principles. It is an organized institution dealing with faith, discipline, tradition, rituals, and has devout followers, as does the religious institution. When a sport can bring its followers to an experience of the ultimate plateau of complete focus, oneness, devotion, and the quest for salvation, I believe this is identical to religion. Charl...
  • Large Part Of Nakiea Life
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    Ever hear the stories about growing up in Philadelphia, the inner city Well, this isn't one of them. Nakiea T solo grew up in the suburbs of Philadelphia. She was born on July 10, 1980 and lived there all of her live until this past August when she moved into her dorm at Slippery Rock. Although you might not be able to tell from the way she looks and most people wouldn't believe me, Nakiea is very big into sports. While in high school she competed in everything she could fit into her schedule. F...
  • Sports
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    SPORTS and ENTERTAINMENT MARKETING I have always been playing sports as a kid, that is all I did all day because that is all I wanted to do. My favorite sport was hockey, then baseball, football for a while and now I like basketball, So I have basically played all of the major sports in America today, anything that has to do with sports is very interesting to me. Another thing I have done all my life is watch tv, now I never really thought about it up until now but there is a lot more to the ent...
  • Sports
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    Women in Sports, the Paradigm Shift from Taken-for-Granted to Critical Thinking Doctor Chandler Gilman once said, "In women, inferiority of the locomotive apparatus of physical labour, is apparent in all parts... The brain is both absolutely and relatively smaller than in men. Women have an abundant. Sports are a very important part of the American society. Within sports heroes are made, goals are set and dreams are lived. The media makes all these things possible by creating publicity for the r...
  • Extreme Sports
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    We are now at an era of extreme sports. It has come to the forefront and will soon surpass any of the major sports that are now nationally telecaster in the US. This has all been brought upon the younger generation, which has now a greater influence on our national economy. The extreme sports that have become this new phenomenon are skateboarding, motorcycle jumps, bicycle tricks, and many more. This has brought about many small companies to the head of big businesses. A lot of this interest has...
  • Juniors Play U.S. Tennis Tournaments
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    Tennis is a sport that is growing in popularity. It gives kids an opportunity to compete in a non-contact sport that might be more suitable for them. Participants learn how to organize time and equipment, discipline, hard work ethics, and confidence. Tennis requires a commitment from parents and kids. You must be willing to work many hours, giving up other social activities, if you want to succeed. Tennis also requires money. If your family does not have the funds to support the sport, you may h...

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