- Dates: February 2012 - May 2012
- Type: Television Commercial
This Television Commercial plays Beautiful Day performed by U2
This commercial for Body By Vi shows a series of clips involving people who have met and overcome challenges. It begins with Martin Luther King, Jr. giving his famous I have a dream speech on August 28, 1963. A video of Jackie Robinson at bat is shown while President John F. Kennedy is heard giving the Moon speech at Rice University on September 12, 1962. A video clip of Albert Einstein is shown, as well as Rosa Parks and Amelia Earhart. The voice of Neil Armstrong is heard delivering his famous words after landing on the moon. A video of Paul McCartney is shown singing in a recording studio. Mohammed Ali is shown giving an interview. Steve Jobs talks about having a passion for your work. Videos of President John F. Kennedy and of the control room at NASA are shown. The Berlin wall coming down is shown in the commercial. Steven Spielberg is seen directing. A clip of the Chicago Bulls as well as a clip of the L.A. Lakers winning championships are shown. Several clips of athletic events, the Tour de France and a track and field event are used in the commercial. Hillary Swank giving her Oscar acceptance speech for the film Million Dollar Baby is shown. I have a dream. This nation will rise up. We meet in an hour of change and challenge. In a decade of hope and fear. In an age of both knowledge and ignorance. The greater our knowledge increases, the greater our ignorance unfolds. One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind. People say you have to have a lot of passion for what you're doing and it's totally true and the reason is, uh, is because it's so hard that if you don't, any rational person would give up. It's really hard and you have to do it over a sustained period of time. So if you don't love it, if you're not having fun doing it, and you don't really love it, you're gonna give up. Often times it's the ones that are successful love what they did so they could persevere you know when it got really tough. And, and the ones that didn't really love it, quit, because they're sane. Right? Who would want to put up with this stuff if you don't love it? So, it's a lot of hard work. I'm just a girl from a trailer park who had a dream. Every great advancement in mankind started with a challenge. We Shall Overcome To change the world... You must first challenge yourself. There's only one challenge. Body By Vi.