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Mario Lemieux is considered by many people including many prior NHL hockey legends as one of the best to ever play the game. He is a huge inspiration as he overcame cancer, and persevered through several injuries throughout his career.
Believe it or not, this iconic football quarterback had the choice, to either be drafted to the Montreal Expos and play in the MLB, or, pursue his passion and play college football in Michigan. His bold decision not only changed his life, but would soon change NFL history. His story is highly motivating, as he faced many struggles to give him mental strength....
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is one of the most successful athletes on earth, but the layers upon layers of lessons and obstacles he's faced earn him that throne. He not only faced poverty, but his family members have been hooked on drugs, his father was a dealer who was sent to jail and Mayweather looked up and out the entire time.
Kobe Bryant's success story was one of destiny. He was a basketball fanatic as a 3 year old, who grew up loving the LA Lakers, no wonder he ended up there. Kobe would watch videos, study the game and learn tricks from his father who was once an NBA player himself. Kobe was so aligned with making the NBA, it was just a matter of time...
Tony Hawk easily the most recognizable and often dubbed as the greatest skateboarder of all time. Hawk recognized his passion for the sport at such a young age, but was tested when skateboarding took a dive, find out the mentality he had that led him to persevere.
NHL's Steven Stamkos was born to play hockey. By age 2, he had stepped on the ice and became hooked to the sport. He has had many idols that have inspired him for greatness and his mentors from childhood to the limelight have brought success at a faster speed. His story...
Leader of the Russian revolution, Ovechkin continuously brings fans out of their seats with a blistering shot or a big hit with the size and strength of an NHL power forward, yet the hands, instincts and quickness of an elite scorer. Find out how his passion and positive energy as a kid made him one of the greats!
Messi has been doing the impossible ever since he was born with a growth hormone deficiency back in Argentina. Although he was almost always the shortest on the field, his mindset was the tallest so to speak. Today, he is possibly the greatest footballer of all time, yet he remains humble, poised and passionate as always. He states he we will retire when he no longer has fun doing it.