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Speak Up and Ride Hard

I mentioned recently that public speaking is totally my jam. I love it, and I’m pretty confident up there! But this hasn’t always been the case- despite… 1,047 more words

Equine Musings

Week 18: Victoria Marathon Training

Have I mentioned that I effing hate September?

Maybe the majority of the stress is kid related. Maybe once the kids aren’t kids anymore it won’t be such a thing.   648 more words


UCI Downhill - Leogang, Austria & Rachel Atherton vomiting

The sixth round of the 2016 UCI Downhill World Cup saw Aaron Gwin extend his lead over the mens field and Rachel Atherton stamp her name in the record books. 462 more words


W.T.actual.F - Changes. Goals. Moving Forward.

I ran 5 kilometers in 31:07 yesterday.

Not even kidding.

Look at the sidebar on the right, the first 5K race I ran, a little more than a year ago, took me 46:12.   321 more words


Mental Training and Preparation

Mental Training and Preparation

“Years of personal climbing experience, countless climber surveys, and psychological research all point to mental strength as the most influential factor in whether a climber succeeds or not. 274 more words

Mountain Climbing

Strangers in a Pool- short fiction for long swims

While it is undeniable that there is an incredible sense of team and camaraderie that comes from the atmosphere of swimming, it is fairly uncontested that the actual act of swimming can be quite lonely.   1,232 more words

Mental Preparation

Gde je Vaš fokus u toku utakmice?

Sigurno ste već mnogo puta čuli vašeg trenera kako govori «misli samo na sledeći poen» u važnim momentima utakmice.

Verujem da Vam se mnogo puta u karijeri desilo da u toku utakmice pomislite: « Pobedićemo» ili « Izgubićemo» još kada je utakmica bila na samom početku. 793 more words