Wednesday, February 24, 2010
If Habit-changers Were Olympians...And Many Are: "China's figure skating coach used a 'humiliating' performance from his own past to motivate him to provide the best training possible for future Chinese Olympic hopefuls. An American speed skater was so victimized by bullies as a youngster that he needed medication for depression; in 2004 he was nearly killed in a skating accident that ripped open a leg. Now he's competing in Vancouver. A 'loser' in the biathlon expressed his determination to overcome his loss with this simple phrase: 'Next time.'"
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