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World Luge Championships

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Thinking to Win

Later today I’ll be posting from the World Luge Championships, but until the results come in, let’s talk about an athlete so mentally tough  he could have thrived in any venue, whether ice, water or turf. Christy Mathewson, an original member of baseball’s Hall of Fame, had the mind of a sports psychologist. He was […]

You Against Yourself

“They can because they think they can.” (The Aeneid) — Virgil Today my wife and I leave (courtesy of a Christmas gift from daughter Katie) for a weekend in Lake Placid, N.Y., to witness the 2009 World Luge Championships. Many of the athletes we see will be competing in the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, […]