This Girl Can | My Daughter Can | You Should Also

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My daughter is active.  She is playing Volleyball this winter.  Last season… she was in advanced trampoline.  She enjoys skateboarding, basketball, soccer, track & field, cross country.  She wanted rollerblades for Christmas this year and we went out and bought some for her downtown.  She wants to ice skate more.  She plays road hockey with her little Brother.  She said she would like to play hockey.  She wants to kick my ass in Tennis and at anything.  She wants to race me and beat me all the time.  She wants to wrestle with me and pin me down and make me say “uncle”   She wants to learn snowboarding, tennis and any other sport out there.

I honestly don’t care what she plays.  I just want her to be happy… to always be open to meeting new people and enjoy life.  Playing individual sports and team sports is always a good thing.  For one… it’s the people you meet and the memories.  How everyone is working for a common goal in a team sport.

I just love this campaign below.  It also goes for me.  No matter what you do… jsdoit and get out there.  We all have barriers and this campaign is pretty cool.  I hope they keep it up and keep going with it.  We all come in different shapes and sizes.  The key is just getting out and pushing yourself and working as hard as you can and also having a blast with your mates.

This Girl Can celebrates the women who are doing their thing no matter how they do it, how they look or even how sweaty they get. They’re here to inspire us to wiggle, jiggle, move and prove that judgement is a barrier that can be overcome.

In 1995 this ad was powerful to me.  I didn’t have kids at the time.  I was in a 6 year relationship with a woman that I wanted to marry and I wanted kids shortly.  I wanted them to grow up so we could play sports together.  Loved this ad below:

Then this commercial came out.

Chantal… go kick the worlds ass

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