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Personal Narrative: My Athletic Ability

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A talent that I use is probably my athletic ability. I have ran track and threw for field, played hockey, baseball, basketball, wrestling, and my favorite sport football. I stopped playing almost all of my other sports throughout my years of high school just because I wanted to be the best I could be for football. I love football so much because I get to use my athletic ability, which allows me to be a very versatile player. I have played every position on defense, tight end, running back, wide receiver and quarterback. I started at quarterback my first three games but then this kid moved in, and he could throw better than me. At first I thought this was a bad thing, but soon enough I found out this was a great thing, because it changed my life. My coach came up to me and told me that he was going to put me at half-back because with my athletic ability it would be…show more content…
After my first game at running back, I felt like everyone looked up to me because the Coaches told me the next week that I was going to dress for the varsity game and play in the J.V. game, because I did so well at my game. I was so excited and proud of myself because of the perseverance that I showed. I could have given up, but I kept my confidence up and challenging myself to work harder and telling myself not to quit. After my freshman year the head coach of the varsity football team introduced me to my mentor. The one person who changed my life and made me the person I am is coach Tom Crowel. This coach has taught me many things out of the four years that he had coached me. One thing that he taught me was that you can lead in different ways and that you do not have to lead vocally, but that you can lead by example. He taught me to keep a positive mindset and to learn from the mistakes that I make so I don't make that mistake again. I learned how to control my
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