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Bo Jackson
November 30, 1962 -
Nationality: American
Category: Athlete
Subcategory: American Athlete

Being the 8th out of 10 kids, and being the one that stayed in trouble, I sort of became a momma's boy.


I love going out and doing new things.


Whenever I wasn't watching the planes, I was playing community baseball, football, or something like that.


I hate to blow my own horn, but I gave a lot of people fits.


I have no problem with my hips - I can still do the things that I used to do. I can run, I'm just not the fastest person on the field anymore.


I was the type of guy that used to get up in the morning and go out and just out run everybody on the field without stretching or warming up or anything.


As a 9th grader, I competed with the high school kids and out of 600 people, I finished 10th.


Really, it's not harder to train for them because once baseball starts you play everyday almost.


I've taken up golf in the past five or six years, and most of the time there aren't too many people out there that can drive a ball further than I can.


I've always played with kids that were five, six, seven years older than me.


Set your goals high, and don't stop till you get there.


I also tell them that your education can take you way farther than a football, baseball, track, or basketball will - that's just the bottom line.


In baseball, I was a pitcher, which I hated because there was no action there.


I was always active - I went from baseball to football. I didn't have time to work out.


But now in this day and age, people are more prone to go out to try new things to enhance their performance on the field - to enhance their physical appearance.


So, I got a lot of recruitment letters from track.


You have a lot of people on the run and really don't have time to sit down and eat a balanced meal.


If I miss anything about the sport, it's the camaraderie of old teammates.


I am a firm believer in if you can't get it the old fashioned way, you don't need it.


Back before I injured my hip, I thought going to the gym was for wimps.


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