Just last week I wrote about elite athletes overcoming adversity and how it makes them stronger in 6 Muhammad Ali Quotes Mountain Bikers Can Learn From. This weekend I stumbled across this video and it’s powerful stuff.
The women from the Trek Factory Racing talk about how overcoming bullying, the jealousy of others, injuries and nerves have all shaped their careers and spurred them on to achieve at the top level of their sports.
“Only a man who knows what it is like to be defeated can reach down to the bottom of his soul and come up with the extra ounce of power it takes to win when the match is even.”
It seems these Trek women know a thing or two about it themselves.
If you’re going to take the time to practice, practice like the elite.