I Am An Athlete

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 535 People


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

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

    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
    1 Response Apr 28, 2008

    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


    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

    I love to run! I also love riding horses

    and mudding and playing goalball
    PanamanianPenguin PanamanianPenguin
    18-21, F
    Mar 25, 2015

    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
    Feb 11, 2014

    Athletes don't diet and exercise,

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

    I am a former athlete.

    I had played football since I was six, basketball since I was 8, boxing and wrestling since 11. I never once won a championship in a team sport but I was a teenage champion boxer, and provincial level wrestler. My career came to an end in May when I was told that due to all...
    Nihl Nihl
    18-21, M
    Dec 12, 2015

    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
    22-25, M
    Jan 18, 2014

    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

    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
    16-17, F
    Dec 2, 2014

    What do I do if my knee hurts?

    I do rowing for my highschool team.
    18infinity18 18infinity18
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jan 5, 2015

    Study hall sucks but

    if I wanna play college football I have to do this!
    MixedMulatto MixedMulatto
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jan 20, 2014
    Zshare Zshare
    18-21, M
    Aug 14, 2014

    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

    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


    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

    Played volleyball all through HS

    and now play for my college. It's a lot of work but I love it.
    volleyballgirl94 volleyballgirl94
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 11, 2014

    I ran to the fridge today

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

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

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

    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
    18-21, F
    Jun 11, 2014

    I am doing a run in June 2016

    for the mental health charity mind. who would be interested in donating to my just giving page?
    pbarn pbarn
    31-35, M
    Jan 31

    I remember one time, there was a guy

    who pushed my friend in the snow, he was a junior quarterback when I was a senior defensive end, so I made a bet that in practice scrimmage, if I sacked him three times, he had to do something embarrassing. Long story short, I got it, and he had to learn the 'single ladies...
    Nihl Nihl
    18-21, M
    1 Response Feb 28
    Naaate77 Naaate77
    18-21, M
    Aug 17, 2014

    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

    I've done dance since I was five.

    Soccer since I was four. Basketball since I was seven. Ice hockey from ages six to thirteen. And I've been a runner as long as I can remember.
    deleted deleted
    Aug 28, 2015

    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...
    deleted deleted
    Aug 17, 2013

    Lift lift lift!!! The journey to

    #2PlatesForReps https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=922192271154072
    Quiche5 Quiche5
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jan 13, 2015

    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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