Determined to Finish the Race... He Continued

<p>Things don't work out the way you'd like. Derek Redmond was favoured to medal in the Olympic 400 meter sprint. 150 meters into the race Derek felt a searing pain... In agony, he fell to the ground with a torn hamstring. Not willing to give up... Determined to finish the race... he continued Breaking through security, a man came to Derek's side. It was his father. You don't have to do this, "he told his son. "yes, I do," he replied. "Well then, we're going to finish this together!". Together father and son continued. Shortly before he finish line, Derek's father let him go to complete his race. Receiving a standing ovation from a crowd of over 65,000. When you don't give up, YOU CANNOT FAIL!</p>