Jerry Rice has been called the best pro football player ever. In spite of Riceas legendary gridiron skills, or even his ability to transform himself into an instant ballroom-dance prodigy on ABCas hit TV series Dancing with the Stars, the surprising fact is, a guy like Jerry Rice is made and not just born. In Go Long! Rice shares the inspirational lessons and empowering practices that have helped him attain success, both on the football field and off. Through the ups and downs of Riceas life and incomparable career, we discover how self-motivation, determination, and humility are the keys to achievement and true fulfillment. Itas been a long journey for Jerry Rice, from his childhood in Starkville, Mississippi, to a certain berth in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. As a kid, he was always working toward something, even if he wasnat sure what it was. Rice honed his hand-eye coordination by catching airborne bricks tossed by his siblings while on the job with their bricklayer father, and he ranaeverywhere. From these humble beginnings, Rice blazed a path to greatness in college and the NFLaa trip that was fueled by tireless effort and belief in a few simple principles, among them that achievement is a voyage, not a destination; that modesty and perseverance, not talent, are what determine how far you will go; and that everyone should strive to be a role model. Rice even demonstrates these rules in action, breaking down the greatest games from his stellar career. Go Long! is an inspiring book by a living sports legend. More than that, however, it is the story of how Jerry Rice awakened the champion within, illustration how we can unlock the greatness within ourselves. From the Hardcover edition.Go Long! is an inspiring book by a living sports legend. More than that, however, it is the story of how Jerry Rice awakened the champion within, illustration how we can unlock the greatness within ourselves. From the Hardcover edition.
|Author||:||Jerry Rice, Brian Curtis|
|Publisher||:||Ballantine Books - 2007-01-16|