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I Am An Athlete

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    I'm 5'11" and can jump through the roof

    so pretty much any jumping sport is perfect. I love volleyball and track the most =D
    volleyballa volleyballa 16-17, F Jan 20, 2008

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    2014Guy 2014Guy 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 20, 2014

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    I run track. thinking about doing cross country.

    running makes me feel better than anything rn.
    SailorGoon SailorGoon 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 14, 2014

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    I am an all around athlete current max stats

    Endurance: 12 mile run Speed: 4.6 40 yard dash Vertical: 34 inches Broad jump: 9.5 feet Strength: Max dead-lift 500 pounds
    addictedtoweightlifting addictedtoweightlifting 18-21, M May 26, 2014

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    Zshare Zshare 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 14, 2014

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    My Mantra

    "I AM AN ATHLETE!" is my mantra at the gym. When I feel tired or don't want to do anymore although I'm only 1/2 way through. I will just start saying "I'm an athlete! I'm an athlete! I'm an athlete!" and now the trainers at the gym will say it when they pass...
    GoddessNakiBean GoddessNakiBean 36-40, F Mar 15, 2008

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    I love working out <3 especially

    since my little one was born, I want to be a good role model for him. You can tell him to stay active and eat healthy when you aren't even doing the same thing!
    samantha280 samantha280 18-21, F Aug 14, 2014

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    Naaate77 Naaate77 18-21, M Aug 17, 2014

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    A part of being a football player is you have

    to talk to a lot of people. Thing is I HATE talking to people... well sometimes.. . Ok only when I'm asked to.
    MixedMulatto MixedMulatto 18-21, M Jan 18, 2014

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    Was...

    I used to do a lot more athletic things, but I've broken and fractured a lot of my bones, the most I do now is track, and Kung Fu.
    Gemini15 Gemini15 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 22, 2008

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    Exercise is a way of life

    for me. I love to workout, to train and to run. The summer is for yachting, beach volleyball, and orienteering.
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F Dec 1, 2014

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    What do I do if my knee hurts?

    I do rowing for my highschool team.
    18infinity18 18infinity18 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 5

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    Yikes! I have my first swim meet on Friday!

    I'm super nervous but I know that I'm gonna do the best I ever will. Wish me luck!
    Nightlover223 Nightlover223 13-15, F Dec 2, 2014

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    Played volleyball all through HS

    and now play for my college. It's a lot of work but I love it.
    volleyballgirl94 volleyballgirl94 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 11, 2014

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    Lost

    I was quite good a running in school and developed an interest which has stayed with me ever since. I joined the army at 16 and despite my proficiency at running I did not think that I would be on the same level as the rest of the potential soldiers because I presumed that the...
    L3r0y L3r0y 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 3, 2008

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    yep i sure am , i love all sports except golf.

    im very competitive and not a sore looser.
    LunarDream LunarDream 16-17, M 2 Responses Nov 14, 2014

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    I ran to the fridge today

    and drank some water... Real workout :)
    sashakimi4 sashakimi4 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 14, 2014

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    Sports

    I play football,lacrosse, basketball, and other sports
    Rockzilla Rockzilla 16-17, M May 11, 2008

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    I have done athletics

    since I was nine, my main events are sprints and hurdles. I am in the top 5 in the country at the hurdles and top 20 in the sprint. My dad is my coach and I love training in a big group. But I don't want to be one of the best, I want to be THE best... whenever I say this to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 11, 2014

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    Swam earlier. It's been awhile

    since the last time i went to swim practice. It really felt good :) But now I am really torn between quitting swimming or not. I really need more extra curricular activities to achieve an award in our graduation. When I swim, i can only swim But when I quit swimming, I can go...
    MeMiv MeMiv 16-17, F Jun 11, 2014

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    Lift lift lift!!! The journey to

    #2PlatesForReps https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=922192271154072
    Quiche5 Quiche5 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 13

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    Study hall sucks but

    if I wanna play college football I have to do this!
    MixedMulatto MixedMulatto 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 20, 2014

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    Rowing- to Be Or Not to Be?

    do i go to america on a full 4 year rowing scholarship-next year? i dont even know what american uni's are good. Can anyone help me with what is Duke, Clemson, Boston Uni, Washington State and Barry Uni Like? I have no idea, but basically i can choose any of them  
    rustysal rustysal 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 11, 2008

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    No I m not actually..

    .a bit old ...stopped 2009 for good.. What is left of it is a fine athletic look , and a hell of experience out of it. ... 7 year olympic gymnastics champion...( local ) & 11 years boxing / kickboxing fights in amateur tournaments....... Feeling quite proud of what I have...
    prince35xxx prince35xxx 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 15, 2014

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    I love to run! I also love riding horses

    and mudding and playing goalball
    PanamanianPenguin PanamanianPenguin 18-21, F Mar 25

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    Graduating College... and Leaving Rowing

    As any athlete that loves their sport knows: the moments that they experience, the people that the meet, and their accomplishments will forever change them. I didn't have a bad high school experience, i had a really fun one in fact - never had that usual teenage identity crisis...
    Argenteuil Argenteuil 22-25 1 Response Apr 28, 2008

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    I ≪3 Taekwondo

    I've done a lot of sports. Soccer, track, basketball, but I never liked any of them. But I started taekwondo about six month ago and I absolutely enjoy every minute of it. I go 4 days a week (which is pretty tough on gas). My school is meant to make fighters, so the work outs are...
    RowanTheRebel RowanTheRebel 16-17, F Aug 17, 2013

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    Athletes don't diet and exercise,

    they eat and train!!
    Quiche5 Quiche5 18-21, M Dec 12, 2014

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    I had a great entertainment this morning..and i was lucky i was in such a good mood.. i went for a run after a week of bedrest.. showered and having my orange juice while facing...
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M 4 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Is there anyone out there more important than a professional athlete? Sounds terrible but there is a little truth there, right?
    wrestlingwithhope wrestlingwithhope 41-45, M 14 hrs ago

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    I found this forum through and internet search and i think it is so needed. We as dark skinned women are very much overlooked or seen as less than our lighter skinned counter parts...
    Cocojax Cocojax 36-40 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    As I stand here on the shoreline of Greece and look to the West, I can't help but think of my friend far away. I'm very fortunate to be able to experience this person, as an...
    Gentletickler Gentletickler 46-50, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I would go back to my high school days when I had so much less responsibility. Back then I was a very good athlete, on the schools baseball and football teams and actually made the...
    Peter4546 Peter4546 41-45, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    And it feels so good. It's the only thing (of myself) that I'm actually really proud of. I used to be the type of guy that sits in front of his computer for entire days/nights...
    ReeseTech ReeseTech 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    If you line up me and my friends I am the fattest with my giant moobs and flabby stomach, all my friends are athletes. I don't mind one bit when they tease me and I enjoy eating...
    SwimmingWithJaws528 SwimmingWithJaws528 13-15, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Part 1 I looked in the mirror to ensure that I was ready, combing back medium length brown hair, gazing into my own deep blue eyes as I did so. I was starting my last year of...
    lordoflols lordoflols 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Many athletes in many sports has a dream of going professional, my professional level I wanted to reach and I've done it was CHL, I was drafted by Vancouver Giants and then later...
    GinoTyler91 GinoTyler91 16-17, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I used to be quite the athlete but recent overwhelming stress has reduced me to a sad, tortilla eating fool
    downer12 downer12 16-17, M Jun 25

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    poetry, drawing, athlete, intellectual, healer, lead not follow, truth, seeker, information finder and storage, excellent memory, magnet to people, to read people (facial reading...
    Biowolf25 Biowolf25 16-17, F Jun 23

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    I have been gay ever since I was born, but never really accepted it until I was in eight grade (while I was at a Christian private school lol). My family was initially open to it...
    Eneal1202 Eneal1202 16-17, M Jun 22

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    I'm 13 6'2 gamer and a athlete nice and caring look for a nice girl
    Chris12347 Chris12347 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 22

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    Who am I? The struggle between ones mine is true .The devil and the angel ,the good and the bad ,sin and virtue. Who am I ? The question that I keep on asking myself . Who I...
    undertermined undertermined 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 22

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    Last year in school,I had an indoor Phys.Ed class.Besides the type of sports you would expect,the teacher had us go through a number of non-tradtional activities-among them a few...
    Richard6228 Richard6228 13-15, M Jun 21

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