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Be Less Amazing

I can’t stand watching sports, but only because I’d much rather be participating. I’ve got a theory that many people who don’t enjoy physical activity were most likely scarred for life as children by some well-meaning (but pushy) parent, bumbling coach, or inept gym teacher. If you’re able-bodied, and you’ve never enjoyed being on a team or playing an organized sport, I’m guessing somebody at some point ruined it for you. And for that, I am very, very sorry.

Image taken by Britteny, a student at Pilot Rock High School in Oregon. Click through to see more student photography. Image taken by Britteny, a student at Pilot Rock High School in Oregon. Click through to see more student photography.

My own coaches and gym teachers were a mixed bag, but Mr. P. was one of the good ones. He made softball fun and competitive without being one of those “win at all costs” guys. He was also incredibly patient with my complete inability to perceive a damn thing until I’d…

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