Playing sports is not always about being the best athlete. It's also about the person being their best self. That's why adaptive sports enthusiasts tout the value of finding ways for those with physical and mental challenges to be able to participate in a variety of athletics. 

Dr. Jack Lesyk, director of the Ohio Center for Sport Psychology, works with professional athletes and also with young athletes who play competitive sports, and explains things like the “fun vs competitive” factor of playing sports.