I mean, as an athlete, as a competitor, you have to have that belief in yourself.
If you are given a chance to be a role model, I think you should always take it because you can influence a person's life in a positive light, and that's what I want to do. That's what it's all about.
You can always become better.
Green and black go well together, don't they?
I remember there was a time when people were saying I could never win again.
Hockey is a sport for white men. Basketball is a sport for black men. Golf is a sport for white men dressed like black pimps.
And I don't cook, either. Not as long as they still deliver pizza.
There's no sense in going to a tournament if you don't believe that you can win it. And that is the belief I have always had. And that is not going to change.
People don't understand that when I grew up, I was never the most talented. I was never the biggest. I was never the fastest. I certainly was never the strongest. The only thing I had was my work ethic, and that's been what has gotten me this far.
My dad was my best friend and greatest role model. He was an amazing dad, coach, mentor, soldier, husband and friend.
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