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When I was nine I had always wanted to be an athlete

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Introduction

Emotional Journey When I was nine I had always wanted to be an athlete. Whether it be running, football or weightlifting. I knew that there would be a sport out there for me. A sport that had my name on it. A sport, that once known to me, would be my one and only priority throughout life. I looked around for a long time going to any and every after-school club and competition. My parents helped me find it and they spent hundreds trying to find my dream sport. When I was fourteen I had found my sport. I spent five long years looking for it and I had found it. This achievement taught me one thing. ...read more.

Middle

I looked both ways. I listened for car engines. This didn't stop the fact that a car was about to come round the corner at 40mph. It hit both my legs and I went over the bonnet and hit my head on the roof. Paramedics came. Police came. I had 2 broken legs. The driver had had too many drinks. I had a concussion. He got six points on his license. The concussion wasn't the only thing. I started to suffer from amnesia. I started to forget the accident then my training and then my dreams. I forgot but somewhere in the back of my mind, my passion was still alive, like a single match in a dark cave. ...read more.

Conclusion

I couldn't take it. After a lot of thought I decided to try and race again. It felt strange being in a racecar after not being in one for so long. At first it was hard just pushing the pedals but then I got the feel for it. My body remembered everything i had done. Everything I had wanted to do. I was in my element once again and it felt great. I trained in secret for a year or so until I was ready to race again. And that is how I got myself here today. Ready to race against the greats. Here to prove people wrong and show that I can do what I love. Show that I could live beyond peoples expectations and achieve the dream of that fourteen year old inside me. I am nineteen now and I am ready to be a champion. ...read more.

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