I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat. We have before us an ordeal of the most grievous kind. We have before us many,… Read more “Reflections on goals”
For the Olympic disciplines of Canoe slalom and Canoe sprint, Australia hosted a total of four big competition events in the lead up to the London Olympics: National… Read more “Sprinting and slaloming to the Olympics”
Faultless speed is what counts in this world. Whitewater, gates, upstream, downstream, start, finish, boat, paddle, better and faster. I hear the sound of the speaker, excitement is building.… Read more “Sports moments of beauty”
Forward thinking. Reasoning forward. Is it what sets today’s visionaries and great performers apart? Is reasoning or thinking backward, including past trends, decisions, experiences and knowledge, part… Read more “Thinking forward, tales of traveling in time”
On my 2011 To do list (read this post for context on the yearly lists I create) I placed a handicraft experience. This goal has taken me on a journey from… Read more “The Craft Project”
Every year I make a To do list. Yes, I love lists. This yearly one I put together to include things I want to do and accomplish… Read more “The yearly to do list and the art of crafts”
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.
How wonderful! Teaching judo already for 51 years, this lady, now 98 years of age, achieved a 10th degree black belt in the Japanese martial art. An honor after… Read more “98-year-old woman earns highest degree in judo”
Maarten van der Weijden became Olympic Champion 10 km Open water swimming at the Beijing Olympics after recovery from leukemia. Maarten tells his story in his book Beter.