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“How are you feeling?” asks the doctor. “Who cares what I feel? Ask me what I’m thinking. Then you might learn something.” This is what Meryl Streep… Read more “What are you thinking? The influence of language we use”
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Another senior achieving a great feat. This man has set a record when finishing a complete marathon at 100 years of age. Incredible! Wait there is more.… Read more “100-year-old man oldest marathon finisher ever”
If you are keen on finishing your run at a certain planned time, then you can now get on board the pace train. How wonderful!
Received an email from the Melbourne marathon organizers and thought I would share this with you.
An exciting week full of action at the 2011 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships in Bratislava, Slovakia from 6 until 11 September 2011.
Fan enthusiasm was off the Richter-scale as Slovakia, long known as a Canoe Slalom powerhouse, hosted these Championships which also served as a qualifier for the London 2012 Olympic Games. More than 400 athletes from 50 countries at the Water Sports Centre Cunovo, one of the finest slalom course and venue in the world. (Event website)
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