“When you die, it does not mean that you lose to cancer. You beat cancer by how you live, why you live, and in the manner in which you live.”
Those are words that resonate as the "modern day" Jimmy V speech and were spoken by the great SportsCenter anchor Stuart Scott.
Scott was honored at the 2014 ESPYs amidst his battle with cancer and with the 2016 ESPY Awards being held tonight, we take a look back at the inspirational moment:
And of course, here are Jim Valvano's inspiring words from the night he and ESPN launched The V Foundation for Cancer Research: