If you don’t invest much time and emotion, then defeat doesn’t hurt and winning is not exciting.
“THE WORLD RECORD ATTEMPT FOR THE FASTEST FEMALE TRANS-ATLANTIC ROW Five Women 40 Days 3,000 miles Two World Records One Ocean” They were strangers. Now, together they endure seasickness, peeing in a bucket on deck and traversing a boat while being permanently clipped on because at any time a wave could hit and toss their bodies into the ocean’s… Read more →
If you want something badly enough, you’ll put everything into it and work to overcome those barriers.
Each year for a little over a week, the longest straight stretch on the Thames becomes a flurry of activity, as marquees are erected, boat trailers arrive and an entire year’s worth of training comes down to what happens on this 2km stretch of water.