Arnold Schwarzenegger Most people successfully pursue one or two careers throughout their lives. By the age of fifty-six, Arnold Schwarzenegger had tackled at least three—bodybuilding, acting, and politics. It is difficult to break into any one of these professions, yet Schwarzenegger managed to excel in each and every one. He earned thirteen world bodybuilding championships, is considered one of the most influential actors in Hollywood, and, in 2003, without ever running for political office before, he became the governor of California. If Schwarzenegger had listened to his many critics along the way, he never would have succeeded.
In the 1984 Olympics Jordan won the gold medal. He won rookie of the year and averaged 28.2 points per game, 6.5 rebounds per game and 5.9 assists per game, which is really good for a rookie player. In his second year in the NBA the Chicago Bulls with Michael Jordan versed the Boston Celtics in the first round of the Eastern Playoffs. Where Jordan scored 63 points against the Boston Celtics. Which is a remarkable achievement for any player in the NBA.
From the years 1960 to 1963, he acquired a record of 19-0 with an outstanding record of fifteen knockouts. There is a long list of people he has defeated. Some of his major victories can from Lamar Clark who had won forty precious by all knockouts. He kept defeating some of the best boxers known to the professional heavyweight division.
History Through Movies Mr. Brown Cinderella Man The movie Cinderella Man was based of the life of James J. Braddock who was a heavyweight boxer during the late 1920s and early 1930s. Braddock was an upcoming contender during the late 20s but struggled for a period of time through injuries and tough luck, or as he would say “I had a run of bad luck.” After losing his boxing licensing he takes a break from fighting for a while and then gets another shot. Braddock was able to defeat some top contenders and earned the right to fight for the heavyweight championship against Max Baer. He was able to defeat Baer and won the title which he held for a few years before losing to Joe Louis. During the movie Braddock was broke like the rest of America during the Great Depression.
Lance Armstrong: His Fall from Grace Lance Edward Armstrong was idolized; he was the ultimate superhuman, an Ironman. As a child athlete and national triathlon champion, Armstrong was a definite trailblazer. Armstrong won the Tour de France a record setting seven consecutive times between 1999 and 2005. In October 2006, at the age of 25, he was diagnosed with stage three advanced testicular cancer, yet after extensive surgery and chemotherapy treatments, he beat the cancer and returned to being a professional athlete. In 1997, Armstrong founded the Lance Armstrong Foundation later renamed Livestrong Foundation.
Immediately after the USADA announced that they would strip armstrong of his seven tour de france and the bronze medal he won at the 2000 Summer Olympic Games and was banned from cycling for life. In a television interview in January 2013, Armstrong admitted he had been involved in doping during his cycling career. This shook the cycling community and the sports community because for years he was viewed as the best cyclist and everyone looked up to him. Since his doping scandal Lance has moved on and is taking time for
First of all their age is identical. Adrian and Chris are both 24 years old. Both Adrian and Chris were introduced and played football from a young age. Both were successful athletes in high school. Chris Johnson placed second in the state in the Florida 4A track state championships showing off his blazing speed which he would later boast having the fasted 40 yard dash in the history of the NFL.
Biography Jesse Owens, the son of a sharecropper and grandson of a slave, achieved what no Olympian before him had accomplished. His stunning achievement of four gold medals at the 1936 Olympic games in Berlin has made him the best remembered athlete in Olympic history. The seventh child of Henry and Emma Alexander Owens was named James Cleveland when he was born in Alabama on September 12, 1913. "J.C.", as he was called, was nine when the family moved to Cleveland, Ohio, where his new schoolteacher gave him the name that was to become known around the world. The teacher was told "J.C." when she asked his name to enter in her roll book, but she thought he said "Jesse".
During the Industrial Revolution, boxing evolved into a favorite sport of the blue collar or working class. The early legends of American bareknuckel & Gloved boxing includes John L Sullivan, some claim he's the first great American sports idol. His boxing career was from 1877 to 1905, with that he was admitted to the Boxing Hall of Fame in 1990 Another early American boxing legend is John Arthur Johnson. He was the first African American heavyweight champion. From 1908 to 1915 Johnson had over 44 Knockouts, and only lost 8 fights.
By 1954 Elvis had 600 orders for his music (Watson 29.) He began to be on 200 radio stations in 13 states (Watson 32.) In 1955 Elvis got a real manager named Neal (Watson 34.) 1 year later he recorded his first session with Neal, and then he was the #1 billboard for 8 weeks (Watson 39,40) He sold 10 million copies then headed to hollywood (Watson 48,50.) Everything in his life was going great so he decided he would join the army in 1958 (“Elvis.”) Elvis served in germany for 2 years and six months in texas (“Elvis.”) In germany Elvis started a relationship that lasted (“Elvis.”)Elvis has 40 gold records, He became the KING OF ROCK AND ROLL!