Sports can underscore the best in our society. It shows the determination to excel. The courage to do what is thought to be impossible. Or the compassion to help those in a time of need. The following ten videos demonstrate the very best in sports. Some happened before a world stage while others in front of just a few hundred. But all are the very definition of inspiration, and remind us the power of sports.
Editors’ note: There were several complaints on other message boards that this list was too American-centric. To our overseas readers, please let us know the most inspiring moments in your opinion. Read more »