Dominique Dawes Quotes.
I thoroughly enjoy the work I do in helping motivate and empower young girls to celebrate and love their natural selves.
Don’t set your goals to be a star. Set your goals to be the best that you can be and go from there.
I think it’s actually harder to watch the meet from the media section. You have no control there.
I think it’s good for parents to be supportive, to motivate, and to somewhat nudge their kids because the majority of kids will want to quit something when it gets hard – that’s just their nature. Children will normally take the easier road.
I think in any industry, it is competitive. There are a certain number of slots out there and opportunities out there. So you need to make sure that you’re always on the top of your toes, trying to get better.
As a media member, my goal is to inform the American fans of persons of character. It’s a joy for me, either writing a good story or telling a story on video.
I realized I love motivating and I love empowering and I love inspiring people. I did that as an athlete for 18 years, and I am able to do that as a motivational speaker now as well as doing work on television.
There will be mistakes and there will be falters. There will be things that are not a part of your plan. See the challenges in your life and accept them and embrace them.
I struggled with self-esteem issues as a young girl, and it was not until my gymnastics career was completed in 2000 that I realized my accomplishments would not have been possible without my type of body, and I finally started to appreciate and celebrate myself.
The majority of people who get in the sport of gymnastics do not go to the Olympics or get a Division 1 scholarship, but it doesn’t mean that they can’t get something positive from the sport.
A lot of people don’t know the USOC is not government funded and they are always looking for support from sponsors.
I love athletics. As an athlete, I like to believe I can still do the things I used to do when I was once young.