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#GameChanger - Style and Expectation

Game Changer moments will vary from sport to sport, but there's one thing they all have in common - they will change the expectations and style of that sport. Join the #GameChanger Tribe to add your favourite.

Babe Ruth #GameChanger

Before Babe Ruth, baseball was all about stolen bases; the home run was something of a spectacle amongst play of strategic caution. Babe Ruth acted as a huge Game Changer, hitting 712 home runs over his career, it's no wonder that baseball picked up enormous popularity in the 1920s....

Posted by Cags R under Baseball, Gymnastics, Rugby Union on 12 July 2013 at 11:00 PM • Read more »

Monday Inspiration: George Eysra - the wooden-legged Olympian!

Oscar Pistorius is not the only athlete with a disability to compete in the Olympic Games; in 1904 George Eyser came away from the Olympics with 6 medals, after competing with his wooden prosthetic leg.  Of course, back then there was no argument as to whether the technology of his prosthesis gave him an advantage!



Gold Medals

Parallel bars

Long horse vault

25-foot rope climbing

Silver medals

Pommel horse

4-event all-around

Bronze medals

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Posted by Cags R under Gymnastics on 29 July 2012 at 11:00 PM • Read more »

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