Facts about Mary Lou Retton

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Mary Lou Retton is a famous Athlete from USA, he/she is still alive and was born January 24, 1968.

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He/she is born under the zodiac aquarius, who is known for Knowledge, Humanitarian, Serious, Insightful, Duplicitous. Our collection contains 22 quotes who is written / told by Mary.

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Famous quotes by Mary Lou Retton (22)


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"Many athletes competing in Atlanta wouldn't be here if it weren't for corporate support"
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"It's going to be really weird when I'm 80 years old, in a walker, and people are still calling me America's sweetheart. We need a new one"
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"I love her attitude, but as much as I'd like to bring my medals to a speech or appearance, I never do"
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"Be cocky. Walk into the Georgia Dome like you own it"
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"If I had a bad performance in a particular leotard, I threw it in the trash"
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"Having a home away from the media glare is important to world-class athletes"
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"Fragile egos are put on the line every day"
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"For six years, I kept my five Olympic medals wrapped in a plastic bread bag beneath my bed"
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"In the dressing room, I always put on my right shoe first. Same thing for my right wristband"
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"Getting to know athletes from all over the planet is a big part of the Olympic experience"
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"As simple as it sounds, we all must try to be the best person we can: by making the best choices, by making the most of the talents we've been given"
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"You give up your childhood. You miss proms and games and high-school events, and people say it's awful... I say it was a good trade. You miss something but I think I gained more than I lost"
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"Many medal winners dream of competing in a sport other than the one they're famous for"
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"In L.A., we had a game room with a new sensation called Pac-Man"
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"For athletes, the Olympics are the ultimate test of their worth"
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"Companies that support sports developmental programs in our communities should also be applauded"
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"As a kid, I was a pretty good little sprinter"
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"The endorsement game has been very good to me"
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"That's because the International Olympic Committee has a policy of never replacing medals"
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"Pay-per-view would deprive many kids of the delight of seeing the Olympics"
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"Former Olympians also get paid to make appearances. Many of them won their medals in an era when Olympic success didn't go hand-in-hand with financial success"
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"I usually don't mind giving autographs, but when hundreds of folks with paper and pen start coming at you, it's time to seek shelter"


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