It been 2.5 years, and I still can feel it. I can never do my center or right splits again. And I have to be careful and warmed up before I do an aerial ronde with my right legI noticed with the current international Rumba that I am rehearsing, if I don stretch and warm up, my dancing is so much worse.
In some ways, the attraction to the life of Simpson is not unlike what we witnessed last week in the immediate wake of the death of Muhammad Ali. Black people, or those black people and others who sympathize with black people’s plight as expressed in the BlackLivesMatter movement, celebrated Ali’s life for rejecting grace or white privilege as it is. Simpson, however, will forever be remembered for fumbling away that exemption..
Even though it was windy the golf course could be had today.”BBC Sport’s Rob Hodgetts in Augusta earlier said some fans jeered Woods en route to the first tee at the Augusta National.”As he made his way through a funnel of people a sizeable number of boos rang out,” he said. “But on the tee Woods received more support and the positive cheers outnumbered the detractors.”He then launched a thunderous drive to more shouts of encouragement and doffed his cap to the gallery as he set off up the first to rejoin his golf career.”The American has come in for enormous criticism since revelations about his infidelity last year.The scandal came to light after Woods crashed his car into a fire hydrant and a tree near his Florida home on 27 November.The four times Masters winner released a statement claiming the matter would remain private but kiss and tell stories from a number of women soon prompted him to admit: “I have let my family down and I regret those transgressions with all of my heart.”Several high profile sponsors announced they were ending their links with the star as the golfing world came to terms with the revelations about the sport’s most high profile name.He then took the decision to take a prolonged break from the game to attempt to save his marriage to wife Elin a former Swedish model.Woods faced the media at a press conference on Monday for the first time since his affairs became public, admitting that he was “blown away” by the positive reception he received from fans, and pledged to rebuild his image.However, Woods came in for stinging criticism from Augusta chairman Billy Payne on Wednesday.”He disappointed all of us,” Payne said. “Our hero did not live up to his expectations of the role model we saw for our children.”We at Augusta hope and pray that our great champion will begin his new life here on Thursday in a positive, hopeful and constructive manner.”Woods’s issued an apology for his actions during a tightly controlled news conference in February, but was criticised for not allowing questions from the press.On Thursday a bizarre new commercial from Nike one of Woods’ sponsors that have retained his services was released.It shows Woods staring into the camera with a voice reported to be of his dead father talking to him, appearing to come from beyond the grave.Woods will be hoping his return to the golf course will go a long way to helping put the toughest challenge in his stellar career behind him.