Quote: Katarina Witt on Sports are Silly

Katarina Witt, 49 - World Champion Figure Skater. Winner of Two Olympic Gold Metals in'84 & '88 and Four World Championships

Katarina Witt, 49 – World Champion Figure Skater. Winner of Two Olympic Gold Metals in ’84 & ’88 and Four World Championships

“When you’re young, you don’t think very far ahead. You just think in terms of the next day, the next week, the next competition. You don’t think about injuries that could threaten your long-term health.”

If the incredibly talented Miss Witt questions the value of the long-term, and detrimental, outcomes of “playing” sports, the parents of typical kids should SERIOUSLY question its long-term “value”. kqd

Please read my related postSports are Silly Vol. #3 Essay 8

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