7 Lessons Your Kids Can Learn from Olympic Athletes

Photo by: Jeannette Kaplun
You lose only when you give up
Olympic athletes are not only at the top of their game physically. Emotionally, they know they have to persist, get past barriers and keep ... more 
Photo by: Jeannette Kaplun
You lose only when you give up
Olympic athletes are not only at the top of their game physically. Emotionally, they know they have to persist, get past barriers and keep fighting for their dreams. Gymnast McKayla Maroney fell on June 10th during the Visa Championships, had a concussion and a broken nose just weeks before the trials. The 16 year old is now in London and is a top contender for the gold medal for vault, because she refused to give up.
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Fri, Jul 27, 2012 1:38 PM EDT
I live for moments like the Summer Olympics, when millions can just revel in the inspiration set forth by the athletes that have trained all their lives for this competition. This year I watched the trials with my children and had the opportunity to interview a few of the competing athletes, which made me realize how much we can all learn from these amazing men and women. Here are 7 lessons your kids can learn from Olympic athletes. - By Jeannette Kaplun

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