Nastia Liukin Quotes.
At the 2012 Olympic Trials, I wanted to make a second Olympic team. I fell face first, and in a blink of an eye, my dreams of competing in a second Olympics were over. Even so, I got up, finished my routine, and saw twenty thousand people cheering. It was my first standing ovation.
I’ve missed being able to flip in the air, flip on the beam and swing on the bars.
You always have to finish what you start and I learned that some of life’s greatest lessons come with disappointment.
I’ve had to make really big decisions, knowing the results were not always in my control. Through these moments, I’ve learned to be daring and take risks but understand that everything always happens for a reason.
Today, I find inspiration in music, art, traveling the world, and meeting new people.
I’m passionate about health, nutrition, fitness, and inspiring people to live a healthy and active lifestyle.
Without my parents and their love and support in my life, I would not be who I am or where I am today.
Supergirl is such an iconic brand, and for me to be able to be the new face of it is extremely exciting.
If you are afraid of failure, you don’t deserve success.
I knew that life isn’t always just about the Olympic gold medals and the sponsors.
You don’t always get stronger on the days that everything comes easily to you.
You ask any person in the U.S. and they know who Mary Lou Retton is.
Gymnastics has given me everything in my life. I will continue to stay involved and try to give back to the sport that has given me so much.
I take it a little bit hard on myself because I’m comparing myself a lot, and that’s the kind of person I am because I’m so competitive, but it’s also good, because I am competitive, so it kind of kicks you in the butt.
I also want to get out there in the world and do some acting and fashion and modeling.
I dont want to repeat my mistakes.
Like at home, I don’t wear heels. But everywhere else I go, I wear heels.
Finish what you start, no matter how painful it may be.
Gymnastics, especially in my family, is more than a sport. It’s our life, it’s our careers, it’s our family business.
Set daily, monthly and long term goals and dreams. Don’t ever be afraid to dream too big. Nothing is impossible. If you believe in yourself, you can achieve it.