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Monday Night Owls - 4 June 2018 - Retirement in sport
We read an article talking about what happens to sportspeople when they decide (or are forced) to retire:
Vocabulary Top 6:
skull rowing - a sport where the athlete rows a boat designed for a single person by propelling the boat with two oars, one in each hand
accolades - awards or expressions of praise
despair - the feeling of no longer having any hope
not caring - not feeling or showing concern for other people
grumpy - easily annoyed or angered : having a bad temper or complaining often
in denial - a condition in which someone will not admit that something sad, painful, etc., is true or real
You can also read this article to find out what some Olympic athletes did after they retired:
Do you think that retirement is more difficult for sportspeople than for other people?
Do you know of any other famous sportspeople and what they did after they retired?