Learn: Some Olympic athletes become famous not because they win but because they have an amazing attitude and great determination. They are sometimes called ‘underdogs.’ One of the most famous ‘underdogs’ in Olympic history was a man named Michael Edwards. He was a ski jumper from England who competed in the 1988 Olympic Games in Calgary, Canada. Although he came last in the event, he never gave up. Recently, a movie has been made about his life. It is called “Eddie the Eagle.” For this activity, watch the trailer for Eddie the Eagle and then post a summary of the movie on your blog. What is the movie about?
From watching a sneak preview of the movie I can say that this is an inspirational movie that can help us overcome haters and doubters and try to do our best in whatever we do. Eddie had a mindset to succeed and he never backed down no matter what everyone was saying he never backed down. In life there will always be one person who will stick by your side and encourage you.