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Quotes of athletic

  1. The Athletic Association competed against the University. So there was an event. You cannot break world records unless it is an established event, and you have three timekeepers, and the whole thing is organized. – Roger Bannister
  2. It is the inspiration of the Olympic Games that drives people not only to compete but to improve, and to bring lasting spiritual and moral benefits to the athlete and inspiration to those lucky enough to witness the athletic dedication. – Herb Elliott
  3. I was very, very large as a kid and never athletic and my home life was a little upside down and I never felt comfortable. – Brad Garrett
  4. My 2005 calendar we actually did a shoot in Lake Las Vegas. Since I had requests do some swimwear and athletic shots we tried them and they came out good so we inserted them into the new calendar. – Natalie Gulbis
  5. I played football for a team called the East Dragons on the east side of town. We only had six regular season games. And six games I played tail back and I had 18 touchdowns in six games. That's when I knew I had some athletic ability. – LeBron James
  6. I was a tomboy who liked to play rough just like my two older brothers. That's probably why I liked the athletic part of skating- especially the jumping! – Nancy Kerrigan
  7. I've always been really athletic which really helped, because when I first started doing the training for Bulletproof Monk, it required so much strength that if I didn't have a base I don't really know what I would have done. – Jaime King
  8. I wasn't athletic I played baseball, but I was terrible. – Matt Long
  9. Body language is essential for an actress, even if you don't use your body in an athletic way. Just to be free, to use it like your voice. A body can be small and have incredible violence. A body talks. – Anne Parillaud
  10. But at school, I wasn't athletic and if you're not athlete in high school, it's kind of hard to find your place, so play practice seemed perfect, especially if you were as uncoordinated as I was. – Piper Perabo
  11. When I put the shot, it's feminine, because I'm female. Athletic motion doesn't have a gender. – Maren Seidler
  12. Just kidding, I've been very athletic all my life. – Kiana Tom
  13. The East Germans first used biomechanics. This meant that rather than guessing about technique and form, they could apply changes to athletic performance based on science. – Bill Toomey
  14. I have always been vitally interested in physical conditioning. I have long believed that athletic competition among people and nations should replace violence and wars. – Johnny Weissmuller

Usage examples for athletic

  1. The point was to come to the front somehow, and it was only indicating a sort of waiting game for the boys who were conscious neither of intellectual nor athletic capacity. – At Large by Arthur Christopher Benson
  2. Think of all the practice games in which the average athletic team takes part. – A Girl's Student Days and After by Jeannette Marks Commentator: Mary Emma Woolley
  3. It seems as though some subtle curve was always produced by the line of the back and tail at every light bound of the athletic little creature. – Composition-Rhetoric by Stratton D. Brooks
  4. He was a handsome, manly youth, and skilled in all athletic exercises. – The Old-Fashioned Fairy Book by Constance Cary Harrison
  5. Many people knew Glen Leigh as the daring rider in the Buckjumping Show; and he was a tall, athletic handsome man. – The Sweep Winner by Nat Gould
  6. He had never thought it possible that anyone with the slightest claims to respectability could be quite indifferent to athletic success. – The Loom of Youth by Alec Waugh
  7. Weren't you at the Athletic Union meeting on Wednesday? – Judy of York Hill by Ethel Hume Patterson Bennett
  8. How vigorous then the athletic form of age! – The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley Volume III by Percy Bysshe Shelley Edited by Thomas Hutchinson, M. A.
  9. And now, as they talked over the coming year, the athletic feature also came to the fore. – Bert Wilson's Fadeaway Ball by J. W. Duffield
  10. Perkins was an Englishman with fair hair and blue eyes, of fresh complexion, burned to a clear red, clean- cut features, and a well knit, athletic frame. – Corporal Cameron by Ralph Connor
  11. The tall, athletic figure of a man loomed up, blocked the way and stepped into the kitchen beside them. – The Spoilers of the Valley by Robert Watson
  12. I've noticed that on all these athletic teams there's more or less partiality shown. – Rival Pitchers of Oakdale by Morgan Scott
  13. She looked athletic boyish in fact. – The Cricket by Marjorie Cooke
  14. On the whole Brimfield had reason to be proud of her athletic equipment, field and gymnasium, as well as of her other advantages. – Left End Edwards by Ralph Henry Barbour
  15. As I wrote you, you have not the athletic temperament, but something finer and better. – My Boyhood by John Burroughs
  16. " You wouldn't," said a tall, athletic young man, stepping forward as he spoke. – From Wealth to Poverty by Austin Potter
  17. The practice of athletic exercises. – A Practical Physiology by Albert F. Blaisdell
  18. As he can have no ideas at all upon the subject, he should leave the entire selection of his first bag to some competent adviser, and he will not generally find such an adviser behind the counter at a general athletic outfitting establishment in the town or city, which too often is the direction in which he takes his steps when he has decided to play the game. – The Complete Golfer [1905] by Harry Vardon
  19. How vigorous now the athletic form of age! – The Daemon of the World by Percy Bysshe Shelley
  20. Thorpe was built on the true athletic lines, broad, straight shoulders, narrow flanks, long, clean, smooth muscles. – The Blazed Trail by Stewart Edward White