Go for Gold

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WEEK 4 JULY 2012

I am sure wherever you are in the world, you are all enjoying the Olympic Games. It certainly is the greatest show on earth. We can learn so much from such extraordinary athletes. So many wonderful stories emerging of great come backs, return from injuries, hardship and devastating losses. As every single athlete goes for gold in their events, think what is the gold medal you are going for in your life?  What is that one big goal you would love to achieve?Are you adapting a gold medal attitude and training regime to achieve it? Here is some inspiration to get you going from some great Olympians.


“Each of us has a fire in our hearts for something. It’s our goal in life to find it and keep it lit.”
Mary Lou Retton, gold, silver and bronze medallist in gymnastics in 1984
“You have to train your mind like you train your body.”         
Bruce Jenner, gold medallist in decathlon in 1976
“Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit. We are all the same in this notion: The potential for greatness lives within each of us.”                 Wilma Rudolph, gold medallist in athletics in 1960 and bronze medallist in 1956

“Nothing can substitute for just plain hard work.”                                                                   Andre Agassi, gold medallist in tennis in 1996


“He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.”
Muhammad Ali, gold medallist in boxing in 1960
Never put an age limit on your dreams.”
Dara Torres, gold medallist in swimming in 2000, 1992 and 1984, silver medallist in 2008 and 1988 and bronze medallist in 2000 and 1988


Go for Gold.
Be Extraordinary.

Wishing you every success


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