Ben Roethlisberger, American Athlete ( March 2, 1982 - )

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I try to live my life like my father lives his. He always takes care of everyone else first. He won't even start eating until he's sure everyone else in the family has started eating. Another thing: My dad never judges me by whether I win or lose.~Ben Roethlisberger

Life Family Father

Leadership is something you earn, something you're chosen for. You can't come in yelling, 'I'm your leader!' If it happens, it's because the other guys respect you.~Ben Roethlisberger

Leadership Respect Leader

I've always been big into snowmobiles, four-wheelers, jet skis, all kinds of those X Games kind of things.~Ben Roethlisberger

Kind Games Always

I take my life and put it on the football field, and I take the football field and put it in my life.~Ben Roethlisberger

Life Football My Life

I don't ride a sport bike. If I'm riding a sport bike and trying to do tricks, and going 200 miles down the highway, that's probably pretty stupid. But when you're riding a Harley or a chopper, and you're riding with a group of people and you're not on the highway and you're cruising, you're relaxing.~Ben Roethlisberger

People Stupid Bike

I've seen fathers criticizing their sons the moment a game's over. Not my dad. It doesn't matter if I threw an interception or a Hail Mary, he always says, 'Good job, son, I'm proud of you.' Then he shakes my hand and gives me a hug. Every time.~Ben Roethlisberger

Time Son Good

I ride a Harley and a chopper. Those are the two bikes I ride the most.~Ben Roethlisberger

Ride Most Two

There will always be hard times. Use adversity to fuel your fire. In high school, I wanted to play quarterback but couldn't until I was a senior. I played wide receiver instead, and this ultimately helped me because I learned more about the game.~Ben Roethlisberger

Adversity School Fire

As your body deteriorates, your natural talents start to go a little bit. You have to bring in physical working out, building, taking protein and doing extra stuff.~Ben Roethlisberger

Doing Start Body