From being named the first female head football coach in Louisiana high school history to becoming national champs in deaf football, Louisiana School for the Deaf head coach Susan Gremillion is leading the way and exceeding the odds.
Nataliyah Friar is no stranger to the sound of the firing shot before a track and field race. Track and field has been apart of her life since she was in the eighth grade, where she first began dreaming of winning more medals than her mother, who also ran track in college.
While things happen in life, both good and bad, Stephanie Smith feels that everyone should enjoy each day and make the most of it. She is a living witness to the idea that anything can happen.
Coming from the Sunshine State, one south Florida native shares his journey of playing hockey at the collegiate level and how the game changed his life.
Growing up in the hood teaches people many lessons about surviving in the world. For some, it motivates them to leave and pursue excellence like never before. In the case of SB Nation staff reporter Tyler Ricky Tynes, his experiences of growing up in the hood reminds him how far he has come each day on his grind in the media industry.
If he could be a superhero, he would be the Wolverine. If he could be one athlete, he would be Allen Iverson. While both are interesting choices, it is more interesting in how they parallel to overall game of Leicester Riders’ point guard Neil Watson.
Professional athletes put in hours of training to be the best in their sport. For some, they are blessed with athleticism in conjunction with coaching and learned skills.