It’s not about winning its about finishing the race! Lift someone up today!
Who: Derek Redmond, record holder and medal winner anticipated to achieve an Olympic medal for Great Britain and Jim Redmond -his loving father
When: 1992 Barcelona Olympics 400 meters semi-final
What: Derek snapped his hamstring during an Olympic race and struggled with a limp to continue on and finish a full lap around the track to receive a standing ovation from the crowd.
How: His father broke through security to help finish the race side by side. He drew up alongside Derek in his son’s moment of hurtful pain.
Why: Because kindness matters, because of love and strength of relationships