Kw-logo-smaller

Top 5 Inspirational Sports Moments

Some people say that sports are just silly little games between teams or individuals, and they shouldn’t be taken so seriously. It’s true, some sports are blown way over the top. However, sometimes something special can happen that is more than just a simple win, goal or amazing play. Sports have the ability to bring out the best in people. Here are Kidzworld's Top 5 Most Inspirational Moments in Sports.

Fenway Fans Help Autistic Singer

Just before a Red Sox baseball game at Fenway Park, the national anthem was being sung by an autistic man who was having trouble with the words. Boston fans slowly joined in with him and they all finished the song together.

Terry Fox

Terry Triumphant RunCourtesy of Frostbite

Terry Fox is truly the most inspirational athlete in Canada. In 1980, Terry set out to run across Canada to raise money and awareness to the fight against cancer. Even though the run cost him his life, an annual Terry Fox run by Canadians is the largest one-day fundraiser in the world, raising over $500 million in Terry’s name.

Father & Son Finish

Derek Redmond was running for a gold medal in the 400-meter dash at the Olympics when all of a sudden he pulled a hamstring. Even though all the other runners finished the race, Derek decided to hobble over the finish line. With about 100 meters left, Derek’s dad joined him in one of the most epic runs ever at an Olympic event.

J-Mac Miracles

Jason McElwain was an assistant helper for a high-school basketball team. His dedication to the team earned him a spot on the roster for the last game of the season. In the 4th quarter, the coach decided to let Jason play. What happened next is something you have to see to believe…

Jackie Robinson’s Rights

Jackie Robinson Overcame AdversityCourtesy of Major League Baseball

Jackie Robinson was one of the first African American men to play baseball. After receiving countless death threats by angry people who did not want him to play, Jackie persevered as one of the greatest baseball players ever to play the game. In fact, the L.A. Dodgers retired his number, 42, to the rafters.

Related Stories:
>
>

readers voted!

Comments

jordy101

jordy101 wrote:

:sad
commented: Wed Aug 24, 2011

Ms_Giggles_lOvE
honey why u waisting ur time he plly dating 20 other honey!
commented: Wed Aug 24, 2011

jordy101

jordy101 wrote:

he said he wuznt cheatin either i new it :sad
commented: Wed Aug 24, 2011

there are 25 more comments

Please login or register to add comments

share with your friends


Twitter Facebook Myspace Digg


like this article?
Sign up now to get more just like!

latest videos

F1115146975390

What Causes Violence At Sporting Events?

  • Parents and fans are too out of control.
  • The games are just too intense.
  • The coaches take the games too seriously.
  • I don't really think it's a problem.

related stories

Micro_a mic
In every sport, there's always one or two players that fly off the handle. Athletes can get crazy...
Micro_a m
What is going on in Canada? The Vancouver Canucks are the top seeded team in the NHL with a great...
Micro_a mic
There is a stigma that jocks don’t do well in schoolwork. They spend all their time on the playin...

Sports in the forums

Duma
Duma posted in Basketball:
Oh, It's not really that much.  IT'S JUST THE BEST SPORT IN THE WHOLE ENTIRE WORLD. I LOVE BASKETBALL... SO, SO MUCH. I PLAY IT EVERYDAY!
reply about 13 hours
-PaigeWantsYou-
-PaigeWantsYou- posted in Dance:
And Fx, their song Electric Shock, its an easy dance, but i love it :)
reply about 20 hours
-PaigeWantsYou-
-PaigeWantsYou- posted in Dance:
I love the dances too. SHINee has the best. I know a few dances from their songs.
reply about 20 hours
-PaigeWantsYou-
-PaigeWantsYou- posted in Dance:
Ok, one, i LOVE SHINee. I love Girls Generation. I love Super Junior I love Exo. I love Vixx. I love Fx I love G.na I love SISTAR I love B.A.P I love 15& And i love the Brown Eye Girls. Im a Kpop addict. 
reply about 20 hours
packercp7
packercp7 posted in Basketball:
I love basketball it my second fav sport my fav is football
reply about 20 hours

play online games

Candy-100

A great online version of the famous Candy Crush. This is the best game launched...

1515_gl_kidzworld_100x100_jpg_fz

Intriguing planets, weird and wonderful characters; challenge friends and find a...

157262_(2)

When you go back to Candyland, you’ll wonder why you ever left in the first plac...

100x100_ra_logo_girl

Uncle George has left you his farm, but unfortunately it’s in pretty bad shape. ...

_thumb_100x100

Shoot blobs with different properies to merge yellow blobs. Your blobs can be re...