“I am so inspired by our Athenas, Gods and Goddesses who push themselves beyond their own imagination with every adventure that I had to get out and push myself too! The cracked femur was just a bonus that added to the “challenge”.” – Robyn Benincasa Read More
Along the same lines as sarah borrowing her belief in herself from me, is borrowing courage from the people around you, aka your teammates.
For 15 years I was an adventure racer , which is a sport that involves 4 team members traveling 600-1000 miles, completely non-stop, running, hiking, Read More
I was at a big stand up paddling race with my friend Bill, watching the pros battle it out for the big bucks in the sprint race. I was amazed at how deftly they could maneuver at high speed around the 8 cones on the course, zipping through 180-degree turns while simultaneously surfing 4-foot tall waves. Read More
When I think about the word Guts, there are really two definitions. It’s courageous to make that big leap or shatter the norm in life, but it’s equally courageous to have patience and faith Read More
One of my favorite quotes in the world is Theodore Roosevelt’s “Far Better to Dare Mighty Things”.
“Far better to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor souls who neither enjoy nor suffer much, in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat.” Read More
You do what you can for as long as you can, and when you finally can’t, you do the next best thing. You back up but never give up—Chuck Yeager
Sometimes its the setbacks in life that inspire an even better way forward. Courage means not only “enduring” those setbacks but taking yourself Read More