Good Read

Came across a blog post by Shannon Rowbury, a 1500m runner who won a bronze medal at the world championships this last summer, much of it on keeping sport (even elite sport) in perspective. My favorite quote:

“In this way, I have come to realize that it’s not about the medal at all. Instead, what matters most is the sense of pride in accomplishing a goal I had worked so long towards and the joy of sharing that success with the people that helped me to achieve it.”

Regardless of the races you participate in the results mater very little if you don’t work for them. A loss can be as rich as a win if it’s accomplished through great hardship and you know you gave your all. Similarly, a win earned without struggle is hollow and quickly forgotten.

Check out the full article here.


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