Justyna Kowalczyk has had an everlasting positive impact on the Polish community worldwide. Ever since her first physical education teacher, competitions in flat racing and cyclo-cross, and playing basketball and hand ball, Kowalczyk has always had an itch for becoming the Champion of Polish Youth in sports. In years to come, she eventually won the first point of the World Cup in 2001, the bronze, silver and gold medals in Vancouver, and the first Polish athlete to win the free sprint technique after being ranked number two, against Marit Bjoergen. More recently, she has won the gold medal in Sochi, Russia in the 10-km run, classic-style. In all of these competitions, Justyna Kowalczyk proudly represented the country of her background: Poland.
The U.S Olympic Team: The Uniform Controversy In 2012 the world tuned in to see athletes from all over the world proudly demonstrate their national colors and wave their county’s flag as the best athletes in their country. Athletes traveled to London to represent their nation in the Summer Olympics in hopes of winning Gold. On July 27, 2012 the London Summer Games commenced with the highly anticipated opening ceremony. During the ceremony one by one each country’s athletes were showcased in their national uniform. Although most countries were proud of their representative’s attire some countries found other countries’ attire to be hypocritical and disrespectful.
There will be approximately 205 nations competing in 300 events. Last year’s Olympics in Beijing were spectacular and everyone will be looking forward to seeing what London will be
I would say the biggest rhetorical path used in the commercial was ethos. The creator wanted to show big name Chinese celebrities like Yao Ming and Jackie Chan to persuade the audience for the purchase of a Visa credit card. Because Yao and Jackie are famous, this appeal made people want to be a spectator at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. I can see why people become very attracted to this world-wide, once in every four year event. There was also some amount of logos, or emotional appeal.
Notes for Olympics Controlled Assessment! Slide 1 Hello everyone Have you ever felt like you weren’t going to succeed or reach your ultimate goal? Have you ever wanted to be known for something you love or enjoy? There is a place where all your dreams can come true, The Olympics were peoples dream become reality Slide 2 The Olympic Games began over 2,700 years ago in Olympia, in southwest Greece. The Games were part of a religious festival from 776 BC – 393 AD and were held in honour of Zeus, king of the gods they were staged every four years at Olympia.
Owens became the hero of America during those hostile times, and proved that no matter the race, superiority was in the minds of many. Jesse Owens played a big role in abandoning the racial boundaries in American history and especially doing so in Hitler’s own homeland. His impact can be seen through his early athletic years, his achievement in the 1936 Olympics, and his life after being an Olympian hero. As a young athlete in high school and college Jesse Owens created a name for himself setting multiple records. He went to East Technical High School in Danville, Alabama where he set himself up for success to become one of the top track and field stars at the school.
The Germans considered the importance of the games to show the world their “supremacy”. In the other hand, it would be more helpful to see some examples of German Athletes who won under these circumstances at this Olympics Games in order to have a better view of the influence of Nazism. Documents 4, 5 and 6 all show the impact of the ethnic differences as well. In document 4 we can see the competitiveness and pressure that the U.S Olympic Team suffered because of the presence of the Soviet team and the rivalry that they represent. The tone is very determined and
1992 Dream Team vs. 2012 Team The 1992 Dream Team has been known to be the greatest team in sports history. But during the 2012 Olympics, Kobe Bryant made a comment about his basketball team as being “younger, more athletic, and could beat the 1992 U.S Men’s Basketball “Dream Team””(Duhaime 1). Bryant’s statement started a huge debate with the 1992 Dream Team fans by comparing the two teams, but still so many people still wonder, could the 2012 team beat the 1992 Dream Team? Duhaime makes some valid points that prove that the 1992 Dream Team could overcome the 2012 team. Duhaime analyzes the two teams and compares the statistics.
Although Armstrong persistently denied allegations of doping, even stating he was the most tested athlete in the world and suing accusers of libel, he finally admitted to doping in a television interview conducted by Oprah Winfrey in 2012. Armstrong was a child athlete, an Iron Kids Triathlon winner at the young age of 13 as well as national triathlon champion in 1989 and 1990. Winning the Tour de France seven consecutive times was no easy feat, he was a champion, a legend. Sponsors such as Nike, RadioShack, Anheuser-Busch and Oakley believed in him and made him wealthy. He faced many critics throughout his victory years, and continuously denied every allegation of cheating by doping.
Heidi Potter WRI 121.05 Linda Kessler Research Rough 25, February 2014 Ancient Greece Olympics . The Olympics in Greece supposedly started after a “myth about Zeus’s triumph after he won a wrestling match against Cronus” (Golden 12). The Olympics have been around since 776 BC in Greece, and many other countries, and will always be. The Olympics is an event that takes place every few years that brings athletes around the world to compete with and against each other in events. The athlete’s main goals are to represent their country and to bring their best to the stage to win medals.