Winner of gold medals at the 2016 and 2012 Summer Olympics, Missy Franklin encourages young athletes – win or lose – to be proud of doing their best. Are you teaching young athletes to embrace this important mindset?
Sam Weinman spoke with celebrated public figures to learn how they overcame epic losses. Use their insights to help young athletes bounce back from heartbreak and understand the values that can be found in a loss.
Former NBA great Kiki VanDeWeghe grew up playing a variety of sports because that was the rule enforced by his dad. And guess what? It turns out that's a pretty good model for parents to embrace these days.
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