Sports is more like a culture in the present age. Be it in any form, any game, any set of rules, its importance for the people is growing. Sports is for fun, for entertainment, to stress-free and above all to learn about life in all its glory.
It has many influences upon the physical and mental self of every individual. Its positive aspects are many. Schools have sports as a part of the daily schedule. Every sportsperson is the living example of how sports change their life in all good ways. One such athlete is of special mention here. John Kasper Bobsled, sixteen times world cup and world championship winner, won 1998 Winter Olympics when representing his country USA. Currently, as a director in the company TriZetto, has been successful in marketing, development strategies. His fifteen years of success’ credit goes to the discipline he got while training as an athlete. His life as a sportsperson taught him all that he could apply in rest of his life.
Playing sports, one would encounter failure at some point. The true athlete is one who learns from the mistakes, lets it go and builds success on this firm base of acceptance and knowledge. Similarly, failure in life will come to everyone. It is important to learn and let go, and start again. Repenting mistakes will only make life worse.