Through life everyone has found something of interest or something they enjoy doing while passing the time. It’s an escape from work and more. That is what a hobby is. Hobbies gives us time to unwind and just enjoy ourselves. For me, my hobby is basketball. Basketball is mine because, I’ve been doing it ever since I was a kid and it’s the one activity I can do and lose myself in. I have grown to love it and it has taught me a lot in the process.
I have grown a true passion for it now. Playing has made a major impact in my life and has helped me mature as a young adult.
I started playing basketball when I was 9. At the time my brother played it and I would always go to his games with my family to support him. Being my older brother, I always wanted to be around him.
I wanted to be just like him and I really looked up to him. He really enjoyed sports and it took up most of his time over the years. I tried doing anything he did. Whether it be a certain way he dressed or and hobby he would do, I was trying to do it. I would draw like he did and try to play the same video games he played. I finally decided I wanted to play sports like him as well. Throughout my child hood I played baseball, soccer, football, and basketball.
I was pretty good at all of my sports, but basketball was my most favored.Since then, I’ve been playing it and it’s been my main sport and the only one I stuck with. My brother was the reason basketball was my favorite, because that was the one sport he loved the most. This became my hobby and soon it started to become more than that.
The more I played basketball, the moreI interest and excitement I had towards it. I started workingharder in it and put tremendous amounts of time in it. Playing it just brought joy to me. I felt I could lose myself in it. Anytime something was stress full in life I could just escape with basketball. Whether it be school, relationships, or anything, basketball was just my solution. I…