AMATEUR ATHLETE DEFINITION

AMATEUR ATHLETE DEFINITION:
Any aged person who is mentally and physically proficient in either Sports, Recreation and/or Exercise (SRE) participation, solo or assembled, spontaneous or organized, entirely without remuneration, sponsorship, compensation of any kind. Usually Amateur Athletes have practiced long and hard and risked injuries developing their level of proficiency, novice or expert. Example: A child who is proficient on the trampoline in the backyard is an athlete with athletic ability for that SRE. The Person not the activity i.e. Sport, define an Athlete. A child is age less than 18 in most United States and a youth is age 15 to 24 as defined by the United Nations and Olympic Committee.

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