Wrestling Essay

Wrestling Essay - I’ve hurt my team severely by leaving...

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Darius Owens Wrestling Essay In the past four years of my life, no activity has affected me more than wrestling. The three years where I’ve done varsity wrestling have instilled many qualities within me. First, through the years of hard work and continuous dieting, wrestling has given me discipline. This discipline has spread to other parts of my personality, including my moral character, work ethic, and perseverance. Another quality wrestling has given me is a thorough understanding of what it means to be on a team. In my first year of wrestling, there have been several matches where I did not make weight. Not only did I not compete in those matches that could have helped my record,
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Unformatted text preview: I’ve hurt my team severely by leaving us a weight class short or we had to send in a less competent team member in my place. This was my reality check that in order to thrive for the welfare for everyone and myself, I had to do my part of keeping my weight balanced and correct in order to compete for my team. Above all, though, wrestling has given me a love of life. Through this sport, I have experienced pain, sacrifice, adversity, and success. Exposure to these feelings-which are, in my opinion, the essence of being-has allowed me to truly appreciate life....
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