"When a person trains once, nothing happens. When a person forces himself to do a thing a hundred or a thousand times, then he certainly has developed in more ways than physical. Is it raining? That doesn't matter. Am I tired? That doesn't matter, either. Then willpower will be no problem."
.... Or:"... Son, when you participate in sporting events, it's not whether you win or lose, it's how drunk you get".
"The English football team: brilliant on paper, s*1t on grass."
"Practically every game played internationally today was invented by the British; and when foreigners became good enough to match or even defeat the British, the British quickly invented a new game".
"I took an American friend to watch her first ever game of cricket. She took one look at the umpires and said, 'What are the butchers for?'"
"I watched a cricket match for three hours waiting for it to start".
"I was never afraid of losing as much as it terrified me into not taking a risk. I feel the essence of competition is taking risks, and I would rather have lost well than won badly".
Ron Clarke, Australia. Holder of 18 world records during the 60's.
Due to an injury I was unable to ru my local race, The Garendon Gallop. So I went along with the camera and took a few hundred shots. I managed to get a few shots of the eventual winner, Gemma Steel, which was then used on a local sports website in their write up of the event. Shame they picked...
I need to learn some Dutch next year. I'm looking for recommendations for audio while running. I want to use the "spare" time when on easy runs when there is still some blood in my brain and I don't mind repeating aloud (I run trails away from people :) )
I'm mostly interested in speech and...
Not sure who still uses this forum from the ole days but I thought I'd pop in and say hi. The reason I'm popping in is because I've just had a lovely run with Ros, remember her from back in the day??
Anyway, it got us talking about this forum and so I thought I'd pop on and say...
Hi. I recently had to uninstall Strava from my old Android phone, as it stopped syncing with the TomTom Sports app. After installing Strava again, this time in a brand new iPhone, I noticed that the Training Log (beta) that used to be easily accessible in the Android app, was nowhere to be seen...
So I have an idea for a product, but before I'm going to invest in prototyping, I'd like to gauge the interest.
Disclaimer: yes, its for a commercial product. Yes, I am a serial inventor. No, I don't have millions or let alone thousands of pounds (hundreds, maybe).
The idea: a face mask able to...