Lion’s Whisper: Which Athlete Inspires You?

by Johnny Chenh

There are people who motivate and inspire us to become better individuals. This segment of Lion’s Whisper focuses specifically on “Athletes who inspire us”-here are some responses from Galileo.

 

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“Misty Copeland inspires me the most because she’s a powerhouse ballet dancer. She became the first African American principal dancer for American Ballet Theatre. I consider her a role model for all ballerinas.”

– 
Ms. Williams (P.E./Dance teacher)

 

 

 

nathan-p“A person who I look up to is Kyrie Irving because he works hard and is good at what he does. I too, work really hard to get where I want to go.”

– 
Nathan Pho (Junior)

 

 

 

 

leandre-e“David Ortiz is a role model I try to follow because I like how he carries himself on and off the field. He’s a pretty cool guy, he has a good sense of humor and is a leader.”

– 
LeAndre Emerson (Sophomore)

 

 

 

 

 

Rod Caldwell“Apolo Anton Ohno, always inspired me to speed skate. I look up to him because he’s won many gold medals and he’s a great figure to the community.”

– Rod Caldwell (Freshman)