Fall down seven, stand up eight: three students narrate their eventful athletic careers

The adversities, resilience and triumphs of three students’ athletic careers over the years

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Fall down seven, stand up eight: three students narrate their eventful athletic careers

Annie Zhang

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“七転び八起き”

“Fall seven times and stand up eight”

The famed Japanese proverb “fall seven times and stand up eight” denotes the endurance amidst setbacks, failures and mishaps — the resilience to get back up after getting knocked down. This mentality is crucial for athletes, as personal success in their respective sports doesn’t come easy. An athlete’s story is never lightweight — every individual’s athletic career is riddled with highlights and hindrances. In this package, El Estoque navigates the athletic career of three athletes and the roadblocks they each withstood.

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