Published on Oct 27, 2013
Sarah Hendrickson's dad and brother both ski jumped competitively, and shared their love for the sport with her when she was growing up. Sarah has developed into one of the premier female ski jumpers in the world, due in large part to the love and support from her family along the way.
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Start Story Transcript: Sarah Hendrickson
00:01 [On Screen] Kellogg's presents
00:04 [On Screen] Sarah Hendrickson, Nordic Ski Jumper
00:11 [On Screen] "Share what you love"
00:16 [On Screen] 6:57 AM Park City, UT
00:20 Sarah Hendrickson: Everybody can run. People can swim. But nobody is like I'm a recreational ski jumper. That doesn't really happen.
00:28 [On scree] start story
00:31 Sarah's Dad: Sarah started early. She found a passion it was quite evident.
00:37 Sarah's Dad: I grew up skiing. I don't remember not knowing how to ski. I think my longest jump was sixty meters and Sarah's record's one hundred and forty --
00:45 Sarah: Three
00:46 Sarah's Dad: Three meters.
00:47 Sarah's Mom: For her to get into ski jumping it was because of her brother. She got tired of watching him jump and she's like, let's just bring it on, and let's try it.
00:57 Sarah: That's where it began. That's the year I started jumping and eleven years later. Here I am.
1:06 Sarah: When I'm flying I feel like the happiest person in the world and nothing can take that away from me.
1:17 Sarah: Since I was little I've always loved breakfast.
1:19 Sarah's Coach: Breakfast is huge. They show up to training without breakfast I tell them to go home.
1:23 Sarah: Eating breakfast and well balanced meals is what it comes down to
1:28 Coach: When I saw her jump for the first time I immediately recognized that she had what it takes to be great.
1:33 Interviewer: How old was she when you saw that
1:36 Coach: She was probably 9
1:37 Interviewer: You saw that at 9?
1:38 Coach: Yea.
1:39 Interviewer: So how has she changed since she was 9?
1:41 Coach: Just gotten taller.
1:48 Sarah: Every day I realize more and more like how lucky I am you know I'm so thankful for every person that's helped me get to where I am.
1:59 Sarah: You're always there for me regardless of what you have to do to put me first.
2:04 Sarah's Dad: When you share what you love with who you love
2:07 Sarah: It's amazing what can happen.
2:09 [On Screen] At seven, Sarah was jumping three feet. At 18, this World Champion was soaring farther than the length of a football field.
2:15 Sarah: He would always make it work out. You can't thank someone enough for those little things that help you succeed.
2:22 [On Screen] rom great starts
2:26 [On Screen] Come great things
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