athleticism athleticism  /æθ ˈlɛ tɪ ˌsɪzm/

Definition(s):

  • (n) intense energy

Usage(s):

  1. Lalibert changed all that, building a new, animal-free circus prototype that emphasized heart-tingling theatricality, New Age sensibilities and jaw-dropping athleticism.
  2. When the Williams sisters first appeared on the tour in the late '90s, they brought with them a new level of strength and athleticism.
  3. They dominate through their athleticism.

News

  1. West Mifflin’s Martin eager for Big 33 game

    By Mark Kaboly, McKeesport Daily News Marcus Martin has the athleticism to be a Division I football player. He has the speed and quickness to be a Division I football player. ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Mckeesport Daily News

  2. NBA Draft 2013: Trey Burke responds to concerns about athleticism, may be totally wrong

    For all the dazzling college performances, a weak showing at the 2013 combine sticks with Michigan's Trey Burke. He thinks such concerns about his athleticism are misguided, as Mark Snyder of the Detroit Free Press writes, but it's hard not to sit from a distance and wonder, is the national player of the year in for a rude awakening? After leading the Wolverines to a national title game ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: SB Nation

  3. Ways to Fix the Brooklyn Nets' Athleticism Problem

    With the exception of Gerald Wallace, not one other player in the Brooklyn Nets' rotation last season could be recognized as a player whose game relies somewhat on athleticism. Even saying that Wallace's game relies on athleticism is stretching it due to the down year he had. The Nets have no players who play above the rim, no players who can truly get out on a fast break with regularity and no ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

Quotes

  1. "We viewed Ben as one of the top all-around tight ends in the free-agent market," Browns general manager Tom Heckert said. "Because of his athleticism and intelligence, he has proven valuable as both a receiver and blocker during his career,...
    on Mar 12, 2010 By: Tom Heckert Source: ESPN

  2. "He will certainly bring a defensive presence and increase our ability to defend around the basket with his rebounding, shot-blocking and athleticism," Kings president Geoff Petrie said. "I think he'll add a very different look to our team...
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Geoff Petrie Source: San Jose Mercury News

  3. "Carlos brings to our club great speed, athleticism and energy at a position that we needed to fill," Melvin said. "His defense will serve as a key component to us improving our pitching."
    on Nov 6, 2009 By: Doug Melvin Source: USA Today

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