Endurance athletes are stubborn. And if you told them so, they’d most likely take it as a compliment. If you asked them to take a little break from training, they’d take it as an insult.
So you had a rare, bad race experience: you took a wrong turn late in a 5K, and by the time you got to the finish line, the post-race food was down to leftover pretzel salt and sliced white bread,…
It seems genuinely human to observe superstar athletes with a touch of reverence. We enjoy gazing upward at those more talented, simultaneously in awe and envy.
On Christof Teuscher’s blog, you can find a list of his “Selected Epic Failures.” Teuscher does not hide this list.
If you do a little internet research into the origins of the hottest new sport of the last decade – yes, that would be stand up paddle boarding – you’ll soon discover a video from 1939.