Arete, Sport and Society, American Sport History, Athletes, Role models, Heros
Athletes; Role models; Heroes
Like it or not sports figures have become high profile role models and heroes in contemporary popular culture. From the first days of the sport and media mix, sporting heroes were either created or emerged by some natural or unnatural mixing of need and admiration.
Sport and Society for Arete
College of Arts and Humanities
Crepeau, Richard C., "The Athlete as Hero: Changing Models" (2002). On Sport and Society. 571.