It’s about more than just winning for Housh

“The most important thing in the Olympic Games is not winning but taking part; the essential thing in life is not conquering but fighting well.” – Pierre de Coubertin, founder of the International Olympic Committee who is considered the father of the modern Olympic Games.

Consider which present day athletes might endorse such sentiments from more than a century ago and you could be forgiven for assuming it would be those entering a tournament with the aim of competing without the expectation of winning a medal for a championship.

On the contrary. That is the philosophy of Darrell “Housh” Doucette quarterback and gold medalist of the reigning IFAF Flag Football world champions who also led his nation to glory at The World Games. Housh embodies all that is positive about the sport.

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Michael Preston (@PRMikePreston) is currently working with IFAF in a PR capacity. He recently covered Super Bowl LVII as a member of the NFL PR team as he has done for 20+ years. He has held communications positions with NFL Europe, the North