Daily Inspring Message

Posted: November 1, 2007 in Inspiring Message

Fear is the strongest driving-force in competition. Not fear of one’s opponent, but of the skill and high standard which he represents; fear, too, of not acquitting oneself well. In the achievement of greater performances, of beating formidable rivals, the athlete defeats fear and conquers himself.
Frank Stampfl

I asked Subira, the girl who came in last at Nairobi Full Marathon what kept her going, she confidently replied “Before the start I had promised myself to finish and I will not to be afraid of being last”

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