It's amazing how certain events in your life you can recall while others you can't. For professional athletes to recall your first race, basket, goal, touchdown etc... is expected. I certainly remember my first NFL touchdown. I share the entire experience of it in my new book When Opportunity Knocks, 8 Surefire Ways to Take Advantage! There's some intriguing points I share related to a promise I made to my uncle when I was back in high school. How did he know?
The beauty of this experience is I learn a lot from it. Yes, it was my first touchdown but there was something else I learned from that experiece. Check out this video to find out what I learned. It's not what you may think.
In the mean time, I appreciate the Portland Tribune for highlighting that special moment for me. That first touchdown completed a load challenging journey to the NFL.
Oregon Sports History
Oct. 21, 1990: JJ Birden, from Lakeridge High, catches his first NFL touchdown pass as the Kansas City Chiefs lost 19-7 to the Seattle Seahawks at the Kingdome. Birden, who also ran track at Lakeridge and did both sports for the University of Oregon, scores on a 33-yard slant thrown by Steve DeBerg.
Read the rest of the article here... http://portlandtribune.com/pt/12-sports/237582-102607-pdx-sports
What about you? Got any exciting athletic moments you'd like to share?