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Hitoshi Mimura believes in what he does

An amazing story about actions over words in NYT:

Surreptitiously, Mimura made soles of two slightly different thicknesses, to compensate for the fact that Takahashi’s left leg was eight millimeters — about a third of an inch — longer than her right leg.

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Gold medalist Hossein Rezazadeh lifted a nation

For all of the existential prose and philosophical poetry that has been written about the game of baseball, there is no sport that metaphorically mirrors the human experience more accurately than weightlifting. 592 more words


Ben Hunt-Davis MBE - TED Talks of Tomorrow

It took Ben 9 years of trying before winning his very first international regatta; 15 weeks later, that crew went on to win Gold at the Sydney Olympics.   84 more words