Tag Archives: Roger Bannister

No Limits

“The man who can drive himself further once the effort gets painful will win.” “The reason sport is attractive to many of the general public is that it’s filled with reversals. What you think may happen doesn’t happen. A champion … Continue reading

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Motivating Miler

Sir Roger Bannister, the legendary runner, passed away this weekend. He made history in 1954 by breaking the four-minute mile barrier, a feat widely thought impossible. Even Roger, a  medical student at the time, doubted it could be done — … Continue reading

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Breaking Through

“The man who can drive himself further once the effort gets painful will win.” “The reason sport is attractive to many of the general public is that it’s filled with reversals. What you think may happen doesn’t happen. A champion … Continue reading

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May 6

“The man who can drive himself further once the effort gets painful will win.” “The reason sport is attractive to many of the general public is that it’s filled with reversals. What you think may happen doesn’t happen. A champion … Continue reading

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May 6

“The man who can drive himself further once the effort gets painful will win.” “The reason sport is attractive to many of the general public is that it’s filled with reversals. What you think may happen doesn’t happen. A champion … Continue reading

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May 6

I know, I know, it’s May 7 — but sometimes it’s the day after a big day that counts. Let me explain: May 6, 1954 is a legendary day in sports and human history. Here’s why: It’s the day that … Continue reading

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Making Tracks

“Care I for the limb, the thews, the stature, bulk and big assemblence of a man? Give me his spirit.” Shakespeare, Henry IV Drama aplenty. That’s what I found when I picked up my son Alex’s copy of The Perfect … Continue reading

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