The Olympics produce a lot of great stories of inspiration.  I’ll never forget the moment in Barcelona 20 years ago when British athlete Derek Redmond tore his hamstring during the 400 metre semi-finals. Not willing to give up, determined to finish the race, he continued.  His father broke through security to help Derek complete the race. Even in undoubtedly one of his son’s most difficult moments, he was there to give strength and support him, along with a standing ovation of over 65,000 fans.

This is the Olympic spirit that we love.



One response to “Perseverance

  1. Oh wow! What a powerful, powerful message. Thanks so much for sharing this.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s