TEN

That little bit extra

What does success look like?

“You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.”

Marcus Aurelius

“A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks he becomes.”

Mahatma Gandhi

“If you think you can do a thing or think you can’t do a thing, you’re right.”

Henry Ford

A SLICE OF LUCK

When judging the quality of an Olympic village the primary considerations for an athlete are:

  • Can I get a good night’s sleep?
  • Can I get the right types of food at times that suit me?
  • Is the journey to the competition venue going to be easy and hassle-free?

If these three requirements are met, athletes usually turn their attention to the social facilities. Although these help pass the time while ...

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