The things dont always work out the way you’d like
Derek Redmons was favoured to medal in the olympic 400 metre spirnt..
150 metres into the race derek felt a searing pain..
In agony, he fell to the ground with a torn hamstring
Not willing to give up
Determined to finished the race.. he continued
Breaking through security, a man came to Derek’s side
It was his father
“You don’t have to do this”, he told his son.
“Yes,I do,” he replied
“Well then, we’re going to finish this together!”
Together father and son continued
Shortly before the finish line, Derek’s father let him go to complete his race
Receiving a standing ovation from a crowd of over 65,000
When you don’t give up
You cannot fail!