Carr De La Hoya

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Carr De La Hoya

  1. 1. Oscar DE LA HOYA<br />By Mark Carr<br />4th Hour <br />8th Grade World Language<br />
  2. 2. Why is Oscar Interesting?<br />He won the gold medal in boxing at the Barcelona Olympics in 1993<br />He was an undefeated midweight fighter and took down JuiloCesear Chavez in April of 2004<br />His lifetime boxing record was 39-6 with 30 Kos<br />
  3. 3. Why Is Oscar Admirable?<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dss8VYRjxKo<br />*Win against Floyd Mayweather Jr.*<br />He grew up on wholesome family values and didn’t let fame get to his head.<br />He grew up in a poor family, but didn’t let it stop him from following his ideals. <br />
  4. 4. What Did Oscar Do To Make The World A Better Place?<br /><ul><li>He proved that you can accomplish anything you set your mind to, no matter where you come from.
  5. 5. He showed that with lots of effort, we can achieve anything.</li></li></ul><li>How Was Oscar Influenced By Society?<br />He wasn’t really influenced by society; he only took up boxing because it was in his family. <br />He trained under Al Stankie, who had trained Paul Gonzalez to a Olympic Gold, so he took his fighting style.<br />
  6. 6. What Characteristics make Oscar A Good Role Model?<br />He had pure grit and determination all through his life, and he is an honest man.<br />He comes from a Mexican heritage and lifestyle, which has very good core values and cares about family above all.<br />
  7. 7. What Personal Quality Was Most Troubling?<br />His only real quality that was troubling was his unwillingness to back down. He was sort of cocky in his early years, and lost title fights due to over anticipation.<br />
  8. 8. What Will The World Remember About Oscar?<br />He was one of the best boxers of all time.<br />He has his own self-titled music album, “Oscar de la Hoya”<br />He has a book written about him; “Super Oscar!”<br />
  9. 9. How Has Oscar Added To The Growth And Wellbeing Of Others?<br />He has showed anybody that hard work and determination can lead to achieving anything.<br />
  10. 10. How Has Oscar Opened My Mind To Understanding And Approaching Various Cultures Of The World?<br />He has got me wondering why the Mexican culture is so heavily built on family, because the only thing Oscar did was care about his family.<br />
  11. 11. What Have I Learned?<br />I have learned that to achieve your goals, all it takes is determination. <br />I have learned that in Mexico, familyis the ultimate importance.<br /> I have learned that no matter who you are or where you come from, you can be great.<br />
  12. 12. Sources<br />http://www.gale.cengage.com/free_resources/chh/bio/delahoya_o.htm<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oscar_De_La_Hoya<br />

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