Caster Semenya Freewrite

Caster Semenya Freewrite - Zach Schatz September 22, 2010...

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Zach Schatz September 22, 2010 WRT 105 Caster Semenya Freewrite My initial reaction to reading this essay was how unfair people can be when they are privileged enough to be a part of history. Semenya ran against the best in the world at only eighteen years of age and dominated the competition. Soon she set South African records that will probably be in existence for decades to come. It isn’t every year that a new athlete shows up and sets the bar to an even higher level at any given sport. But what happens when a woman is able to do this: she’s accused of being a man. No one could simply appreciate how she was bettering a sport by enticing the whole world to turn on their televisions to watch. Unfortunately you cannot blame other runners for being skeptics at this time as we see athletes being stripped of championships and awards for violations pertaining to substance abuse. Relating back to a past reading, Sturken and Cartwright’s principle of a multitude
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