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Rio Qualification Strategy: A new approach

By: Steve Tutton •  4 years ago •   AS A KID, I GOT BLOWN OUT OF DARWIN. MY FAMILY LOST OUR HOUSE TO CYCLONE TRACY IN 1974, SO WE MOVED TO ADELAIDE. AT MY FIRST HIGH SCHOOL, MY PE TEACHER WAS...

Rio’s road race the biggest challenge yet

By: Brad McGee •  4 years ago •   I STARTED COMPETING IN CYCLING AT THE AGE OF 10. THE YOUNGEST OF A FAMILY OF 4 BOYS, WE WERE HEAVILY INTO SPORTS AND ALL TRANSITIONED INTO CYCLING AND RACING IN THE 80S...

No Shortcut to Success

By: Chris O'Brien •  4 years ago •   GROWING UP, MY FATHER WAS A ROWING COACH AND I SPENT MANY YEARS SITTING IN THE COACHING LAUNCH WITH HIM, EVENTUALLY PROGRESSING FROM COX TO ROWING THROUGH SCHOOL AND IN TURN CLUB. MY...

The Olympics are not a Utopia

By: Michael Bohl •  4 years ago •   WITH AN OLYMPIC GAMES, THERE ARE MANY DISTRACTIONS. I WASN’T REALLY PREPARED FOR THESE WHEN I WENT TO MY FIRST OLYMPICS IN BARCELONA, AT 29 YEARS OF AGE. I DIDN’T KNOW WHAT TO...

Bill Sweetenham: The Medal-maker

By: Bill Sweetenham AM •  4 years ago •   By Sarah Bailey and Stewart Fleming, CoachingLife Magazine BILL SWEETENHAM IS NOT A QUITTER. NOR IS HE THE SHY, RETIRING TYPE TO QUIETLY DOWN TOOLS AND TAKE UP KNITTING INSTEAD. FOR BILL,...

Gold Medals Start in the Mind

By: Kerri Pottharst •  4 years ago •   I GOT INVOLVED IN VOLLEYBALL BY ACCIDENT. I WAS A LANKY, SKINNY, 6-FOOT-TALL TEENAGER, AND WAS TEASED A LOT FOR BEING MUCH TALLER THAN EVERYBODY ELSE. O ne night, my brother asked me...

12 Strange Discontinued Olympic Events

By: CoachingLife •  4 years ago •   1 200M SWIMMING OBSTACLE RACE  Competitors had to climb over a pole, then scramble over a row of boats, then swim under another row of boats. Only ever held once, and Australian Frederick Lane...

What it takes to follow the dream

By: Andrej Lemanis •  4 years ago •   I STARTED PLAYING AT AGE 6 IN THE U10S AT COBURG. MY PARENTS ARE LATVIAN AND BASKETBALL IS A SIGNIFICANT SPORT THERE, SO BOTH MY BROTHER AND I PLAYED FROM A YOUNG AGE...

It’s all in your head: Behind Table Tennis high performance

By: Jens Lang •  4 years ago •   I WAS BORN INTO A TABLE TENNIS FAMILY IN GERMANY. MY DAD WAS A FIRST BUNDESLIGA (GERMAN PROFESSIONAL TABLE TENNIS LEAGUE) PLAYER IN THE 1970S, AND MY BROTHER ALSO USED TO BE A...

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