Friday, July 31, 2009
QotD - July 27 - July 31
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The Sherpa don't believe they conquer the mountain, "they become one with it."
I am so excited about Monday, that I am going to go to bed early, with my running clothes on shoes and all....like on Christmas Eve...
-cvctrackfan, on the first day of CC practice 2008
July 30th I've realized that to finish you have to really, really want it. Then when you reach that point in the race where you say 'what the @#$ am I doing here?' you can say 'finishing'. If you don't really, really want to finish, you reach that point in the race where you say 'what the @#$ am I doing here?' and you answer, 'holy crap, I don't know, I'm going home.' -John H. Powell, from his 2009 MMT race report, where he finished
July 31st "You have to go into the jungle, find the lion, and spit in his face...then shoot him. You guys are not good enough to win on talent alone...you have to want it." -Herbie Brooks. coach of the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team