What would you say to your 10-year-old self, if you had the chance?
As a high-performer, there is no doubt you carry some valuable advice; wisdom that may not have seemed like a big deal at the time, but turned out to be game-changing down the road. Athletes, coaches and support staff know this all too well. If our goal is to develop ...
Sport is personal. We customize how we want to see it — on our phones, our TVs, in giant arenas and as casual fans. Our children design it their own way, and let it occupy their imaginations or fuel life-long dreams.
Everyone has their reasons to find purpose in sport.
But only for those truly committed to their reason, for those ...
‘Canadian Olympic Team member' … it has a nice ring to it, non?
Well, It should. You earned it, and only you can know precisely what it took. It’s your Olympic story. But now the selection process is over and it’s time to give your story a new setting — in Korea. In fact, your Olympic environment is about to get very real, very ...
Nobody does it alone. And, if you’re lucky, you can relate to how awesome it is having family and friends along for the ride.
“My family has supported me the entire way,” says two-time Olympic champion Rosie MacLennan. “I loved that they were (at the Games). They were the ones I wanted to celebrate with the most.”
From those who ...
The weeks, months and years behind you have defined the person who will get off that plane in South Korea. They have also defined how that person will show up when the curtain rises — now as a lifelong member of Canada’s Olympic Team.
And there is no doubt that person is ready. You’ve proven it to yourself and now you’ve earned the ...
No matter what happens between now and your flight home from PyeongChang, there is one thing you can count on: It will be an adventure. Ups. Downs. Exhilaration. Disappointment. Nobody can truly predict the emotion you will feel. But, your PyeongChang 2018 Athlete Mentors can certainly relate. And no matter what, they’ve got your back.
Sometimes, you just need to talk. Not to your mom, your coach or barista. Sometimes, you just need to talk to someone who gets it. All of it. Without any judgement or expectations. But, who is that impartial person outside of your normal day-to-day routine?
Simple: Your Athlete Mentors.
By now you know four mentors have been named ...
HOW TO GET WHAT YOU NEED FROM YOUR OLYMPIC ENVIRONMENT:
Do you hang out in the kitchen of a restaurant while the chef makes your meal? Do you watch the mechanic fix your car, or help the dentist clean your teeth?
Probably not. These are experts who need a very specific environment to perform.
The Olympics are no different. But at Games, ...
5 WAYS TO MAKE YOUR PROCESS HELP PERFORMANCE:
If you are reading this, you obviously know how to get stuff done. Nobody reaches this point in their Olympic journey without understanding how to take care of the little things which make a big difference. With that in mind, we don’t have to tell you that nailing your accreditation process is ...
Who do you really see in the mirror? What is that person about? Why do they act the way they do?
These questions may not be top of mind on your hurried way out the door each morning. But in order to perform at your best during the Olympic Games, you will need to find some answers.
Remember Dumbo The Flying Elephant.
When this clumsy ...