When looking for inspiration, advice or just something positive to watch, videos on the Internet can be the best and most entertaining option. Take a break from the cat videos sports lovers (even if it’s just for a little while!), and check out the following Ted Talks by 4 people that found success in sports.
Learn from individuals that have overcome adversity and gone on to carry out significant achievements such as swimming around Manhattan, becoming one of the most successful, beloved and respected NCAA coaches, and being a trailblazer for women’s equality in the sports world.
Diana Nyad: long-distance swimmer, writer, and motivational speaker
Aimee Mullins: athlete, actress, and model
John Wooden: basketball player and legendary NCAA basketball coach
Billie Jean King: Hall of Fame tennis player and one of the founders of the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA)
by Mariela S.M.
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