Kerri Strug Quotes

My entire adolescence was geared toward one thing: gymnastics.

It's important to push yourself further than you think you can go each and every day - as that is what separates the good from the great.

I think sports are extremely beneficial for our youth. They parallel life in so many ways.

I have come to understand that every day is something to cherish.

The ones who are successful are the ones who really want it. You have to have that inner drive otherwise it's not going to work out.

I never went to my high school dance and didn't date much.

As you get older it's harder to maintain your weight and to fly through the air for those routines. It's also the lifestyle; you train seven to eight hours a day five to six days a week.

Unless you're Mary Lou Retton in the right place at the right time with the right personality you're not going to be on a Wheaties box and have all these endorsements.

The courage to soar to great heights is inside all of us.

I think it's just really important for youth today to have a passion and pursue something seriously.

You always dream of going to the Olympics and winning gold. I've learned over the years that there are lots of gold medals but certain stories stick out and make a difference.