Boy Ismail Zulfic to receive the “Sarajevo Snowflake” Award

first_imgThe City Council of the City of Sarajevo adopted the decision to award the “Sarajevo Snowflake” to Ismail Zulfic for his extraordinary achievement in competitions in the field of sport.The City Council is giving this award to young people under 30 years of age and regular pupils and students from the city of Sarajevo, as well as individuals and groups who achieved great results in preservation and improvement of general social values, and within their curricular and extracurricular activities.Ismail, who is also known as “Butterfly without wings”, was born without arms, and he entered the pool for the first time two years ago. Now he is swimming like a real professional.He won numerous gold medals on competitions that were held both in BiH and the region. But he did not stop there. Last winter, he taught to ski as well.The whole world wrote about BH Butterfly, as well as his friends who are members of SC Spid. The president of the club and coach Amel Kapo is helping them in their success.At the end of last year, Zulfic was declared as the most promising BH athlete in the Selection of athletes of the year with people with disabilities, which was organized by the Sports Federation of Invalids of the FBiH.Ismail is a real proof that both great will and inner strength can break all barriers, and that nothing is impossible if we just put a little effort in it.(Source: M. N./ read more

Oilers’ Connor McDavid, former NHLer Gary Roberts team up for workout videos

first_imgOn Monday they posted their first video: a 15-minute circuit of squats, wall-sits, push-ups and squat holds that is done four times.Here’s our first 15 minute workout, be sure to tag us if you give them a try! 💪🏽-10 x body weight squats-45sec. wall-sit-10 x push ups-30 second split squat hold on each leg-Repeat this set 4 times#stayhome #stayfit— Connor McDavid (@cmcdavid97) April 6, 2020Roberts, a veteran of more than 20 seasons who owns the Gary Roberts High Performance Centre and Fitness Institute in Ontario, has worked with McDavid since he was drafted first overall by the Oilers back in 2015. Roberts also was part of the team that helped him get back on the ice following his knee injury suffered in the last game of the 2018-19 season, as shown in the 2020 documentary, “Connor McDavid: Whatever It Takes.”While this video is a great way for fans and players to stay connected — and of course, stay active — it was lacking in one thing: Lenny. McDavid’s adorable miniature bernedoodle, who appeared in a previous video where the Oilers’ captain was doing squats, did not make an appearance. Here’s my #HomeTeam challenge. How many squats can you do in 30 seconds? How are you getting creative with your home workouts? #StayInside @adidasca @adidashockeyA post shared by Connor Mcdavid (@mcdavid97) on Mar 26, 2020 at 2:28pm PDT View this post on Instagramcenter_img Connor McDavid wants to pump you up.The Edmonton Oilers star has teamed up with former NHLer Gary Roberts to create workouts and challenges aimed at helping fans stay active at home during the COVID-19 pandemic. They plan on posting videos to Twitter and Instagram throughout the month of April.last_img read more