Athletes are Great Role Models Athletes are great role models because they are hardworking and determined. They influence people's lives. They encourage kids to be active due the this generations being based a lot on technology. For example, footy players engaging and supporting Auskick-where kids learn how to play footy. Athletes can boost confidence in kids and helps them believe in themselves. We all know of stories where athletes cheat and take drugs etc. But it's not them we focus on, it's the amazing comebacks from the cheating that are inspirational. They demonstrate characteristics of perseverance,and determination which will go on and help them achieve great things.
Athletes show how important teamwork is, like in the Olympics. They have team swimmers, runners etc. Where they must trust and depend on each to achieve.