Terry Fox was a Canadian boy who as a young boy loved sports and was an athlete runner. One night driving home from basketball in 1976, he crashed and when he recovered he realised his right knee was sore, choosing to ignore it, he finished the basketball season.
Gerry was a star football player for an all white high school in Alexandria, Virginia.
The son of a famous Blitzball player and the captain of his own local team, the Besaid Aurochs, Tidus’s life seems to be perfect. He has fame, fortune and women falling all over him. His personal life, however, is empty.
Tyson Gersh is a college athlete who showed perseverance in fighting past an arthritic condition to compete at the highest level.
“Bert” Trautmann is a retired German soccer goalkeeper who played for Manchester City in England from 1949 to 1964.
The English-born Canto created the Reaction Institute to empower youth through free provision of judo training and education programs in Brazil.
Lisa Fish is a rower who loved to go fast and push herself, she is also someone who faced, and navigated very disappointing results as an athlete.
Rafael Nadal is a top ranked Spanish professional tennis player. His character shown on and off the court make him an idol to millions.
Gale went from playing football at the University of Kansas to the Chicago Bears. He had an excellent rookie season and unanimously won the NFL Rookie of the Year honors.
Yul is a Jamaican sprinter. He wants to get off the island as quickly as possible and sees the Olympics as that ticket out. While in the qualifying rounds for the Olympics, he is tripped by Junior Bevil along with Derice Bannock, ruining his chances of making it to the Olympics as a sprinter.