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Back Bend Short Story

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Bang! I hit the floor. " I'm never going to be able to be like all the cool girls doing back bend kick overs and flips!, " I yelled. The only thing I wanted to do was a back bend kick over but I thought of giving up because, it was impossible. The hot sun was in my face, sweat dripping down my cheek, whispering in my ear, " Just give up, " but I didn't. Right after I threw a fit and calmed down I said to myself, " Hey it's not that bad, think Gabby Douglas must've tried and failed before she made it to the Olympics." Then I stood up, went backwards and kicked really hard, but I still didn't flip over. I tried one more time, now kicking twice as hard as I did before. Then I felt my legs going over my head, watching the world upside down, and before I knew it I was on the other side with my hands in the air, breathing heavily I was still trying to process what was happening.…show more content…
My brain was going everywhere trying to make a reasonable explanation of what just happened. About five seconds later I finally realized that I had done a back bend kick over I started to scream like a crazy monkey. I then ran inside to tell my mom. She acted as if she did care but I knew she didn't, but in that moment I was super proud of myself. About five minutes later I finally calmed down. I realized that if you try really hard and put your mind into it you can accomplish anything. Now that I think about it, if I would've decided to give up I would've never learned how to do a back bend kick over. I believe you should never give up because, if you keep on trying and practicing you will eventually get
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