Through grit, determination, and family support this mother has become the first ever to complete the course.
If you’ve ever watched American Ninja Warrior, chances are you’ve questioned why anybody would want to put their body through the torture of getting over one of the obstacles, let alone the whole course. It’s grueling, demanding, and mightily impressive: it really is for the sporting warriors among us.
So when mom of three Sandy Zimmerman made history last Monday after completing the course — becoming the first mom ever to do so — she impressed millions for her athletic prowess and endurance, while showing us what moms can achieve through motivation and determination.
Zimmerman, 42, also proved the importance of never giving up. Not simply because she faced the nail-biting “Warped Wall” at the end of the obstacle, but because this was the third time she’d entered the competition — falling at the second obstacle in her first two efforts. As a mother, she has taught her three kids one of the fundamental lessons in life — never lose hope — and she demonstrated that. She also showed moms, women, and girls everywhere to believe in themselves.