Craig, who regular listeners will have seen in and about these pages, has been featured on the AgainFaster website. The photie is him on An Teallach a couple of weeks ago (while I was working, not bitter). The words are very good, and they don’t apply just to athletes, but to anyone.
I love to try, I hate to fail. But failing is what’s given me the scars, trying is what’s given me the calouses and the crow’s feet from squinting at what’s just out of my grasp.
Wouldn’t it rubbish if we had no challenges, no adversaries, no purpose? Mind you, sitting down with a cuppa in between attempts is no sign of weakness as far as I’m concerned.