In case anyone was still wondering, there is an enormous cost and behind the scenes effort that goes into being the very best in virtually any profession.
For those of you interested in finding the right coach for your child, the article that I reference below which was written by Edith Thys for Ski Racing magazine describes such a coach. Coaching young kids is more of an art and a feel that must be centered around fun and enjoyment.
Isaacson says he feels lucky to have been in a position to try to change history. "But history demands you pay a price for that privilege, in terms of all the stress and agony and lifestyle and family events," he says.
If you have worn out knees and have recently had knee surgery, reading this article should give you hope that one of the most important joints in your body can be repaired, but frustrated as so many options remain unavailable and/or very costly. If you are considering knee surgery, be prepared to ask questions regarding the type of surgery that you will receive. Perhaps even bring in a copy of Dr. Stone's article to discuss with your doctor. Having a better understanding of your surgery will help improve your outcome.
“There is no such thing as an easy win” (Mikaela Shiffrin commenting on her Facebook page). The counter would be, if winning were easy there would be lots of winners.
As I was watching the Jim Nantz wrap up interview with Tom Brady after the Patriots victory over the Chiefs, I was struck by what Tom Brady said to his offensive coordinator before starting overtime.
A great piece of research that suggests that we are more than just a machine driven by our genetic makeup. Our mindsets not only matter but can even impact our physiology.
As World Cup Skier Mikaela Shiffrin continues her record-setting pace and her quotes remain newsworthy it is important for young ski racers and their parents to understand the words that define a champion.
The fitness and athletic experiences that your child has when young set the tone for an active and potentially a sports-oriented future. Our experiences during youth have very powerful influences on how we live as adults. This is especially true in sport and physical activity.
The mindset of a champion is unwavering and Tom Brady provides another perfect example of why he is the greatest quarterback of his generation. In a news conference, prior to the matchup against Green Bay and Aaron Rodgers, Brady was asked the following questions: