Real quick-fire today, with some links and things I found interesting this week: [ribbon toplink=true]1. The elite athlete and age: Follow up on my last post[/ribbon] On Wednesday, I wrote a short thought on whether the conventional wisdom around how elite athletes “expire” and fade with age may be outdated. Seems to me that we […]
Yesterday, I was sent this link. It says that Dwain Chambers, he of THG and a doping ban in 2004 (!), is making a comeback, hoping to qualify for Team GB at the European Indoor Championships. At the age of 40. Well, almost 41. My first thought was “Of course he is”, and then upon […]
Almaz Ayana kicked the Rio 2016 Track & Field programme off with a sensational World Record, demolishing one of the “unbreakables”. But the T&F Records tell us interesting stories about doping and performance limits, and this post explores some of those in the context of the growing mistrust of performances and doping
High performance, whether in sport, or business, shares certain key concepts. This article introduces eight high performance concepts that span the sport-business divide.
South Africa has numerous world-class high performance centers and institutions. Visiting elite Kenyans ask why, with such privilege, we fail to produce more Olympic champions? We explore the implications of one Kenyan’s surprising answer