06 January 2014

1 required reading

THIS via k.nord.



'She had spent her entire life struggling to deliver the performance that was expected of her. Now, expected to do the easiest thing there was—to fall apart on the ice, to be weak, punished, and ashamed—she rebelled, and did the hardest thing that not just she but any woman performing that night could have: she skated the way she wanted to. She finished the Games in eighth place, but in her own way, and on her own terms, she had won.'

1 comment:

Katie said...

wow. that was a great article! It's going to make me think differently about this year's Olympics!