My Journey Beyond the Game and the Fame
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Jerry Rice has been called the best pro football player
ever. In spite
of Rice’s legendary gridiron skills, or even his ability to
himself into an instant ballroom-dance prodigy on ABC’s 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
helped him attain success, both on the football field and
the ups and downs of Rice’s life and incomparable career, we
how self-motivation, determination, and humility are the keys to
achievement and true fulfillment.
It’s been a long
Jerry Rice, from his childhood in Starkville, Mississippi,
to a certain
berth in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. As a kid, he was
toward something, even if he wasn’t sure what it was. Rice
hand-eye coordination by catching airborne bricks tossed by his
siblings while on the job with their bricklayer father, and he
ran–everywhere. From these humble beginnings, Rice blazed a
greatness in college and the NFL–a trip that was fueled by
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
these rules in action, breaking down the greatest games from his
Go Long! is an inspiring book
living sports legend. More than that, however, it is the
story of how
Jerry Rice awakened the champion within, illustration how we
the greatness within ourselves.
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