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Inspirational Athletes

Sometimes you need to draw strength from others when you need to keep moving.

Top 10 Inspirational Videos for Athletes (Part 2)

If you read Part 1 of this post, you’ll know that for the past 6 months I’ve been searching the web trying to find some of the most awe-inspiring and motivational-boosting videos out there. Part 2 rounds out the next five videos of my compilation of the top ten motivational videos for finding inspiration, encouragement, resilience, strength, […]

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Watch others that believe and you will start to believe too.

Top 10 Inspirational Videos for Athletes (Part 1)

If you’ve been following me for any length of time now, you’ve probably guessed that I really like to write! But I am aware of the fact that some of you out there prefer to watch your inspiration and lessons versus read them. So I have a special treat for you. I’ve been compiling a […]

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Women's Road Race 2012 London Olympic Games

Don’t Let Bad Luck Ruin Your Race

When you are privileged enough to call yourself an athlete (and you may count yourself in this category even if you question am I an athlete?), you can be sure that at some point you will experience a big disappointment on the day of a race. No one had reason to feel that more than Shelley […]

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Mission into Space

3 Essential Lessons From an Implausible Mission

Last week an incredible feat was accomplished.  The robotic explorer “Curiosity” endured an incredible journey to safely land on Mars. “Curiosity” travelled over 350 million miles. At the end of the 8 ½ month long journey, once it hit the top of the atmosphere, this 1 ton engineered machine had 7 minutes to go from […]

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Spilled Milk

Athletes “Getting” a Second Chance

I recently sat down to read my February 2012 issue of Outside Magazine and one of the articles highlights Lolo Jones, an Olympic hurdler. Jones is one of the fastest female hurdlers in the world. If you don’t know what hurdling is, imagine sprinting at a breakneck speed and, without breaking stride, jumping over a […]

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