[Ebook] ↠ Zero Regrets: Be Greater Than Yesterday Autor Apolo Ohno – Islecook.co.uk

Zero Regrets: Be Greater Than Yesterday Zero Regrets Its A Philosophy Not Just About Sport But About Life School, Business, Academics, Loveanything And Everything Its Complicated And Yet Not You Have To Figure Out Who It Is You Want To Be Not What You Want To Bewho There Has To Be A Vision, A Dream, A Plan Then You Chase That With Everything Youve Got Over Three Consecutive Olympic Games, Apolo Ohno Has Come To Symbolize The Very Best Of The Competitive Spiritremaining Equally Gracious In Victory And Defeat, Always Striving To Improve His Performance, And Appreciating The Value Of The Hard Work Of Training As Much As Any Reward It Might Bring In Zero Regrets, Apolo Shares The Inspiring Personal Story Behind His Remarkable Success, As Well As The Hard Won Truths And Strategies He Has Discovered In Good Times And Bad Raised By His Single Father, An Immigrant From Japan Who Often Worked Twelve Hour Days, The Young Apolo Found It Difficult To Balance His Enormous Natural Gifts As An Athlete With An Admittedly Wild, Rebellious Streak After Making A Name For Himself As A Promising Young Speed Skater, His Career Was Almost Over Before It Began When His Lack Of Preparation Caused Him To Finish Last At The US Olympic Trials In A Life Changing Week Of Solitary Soul Searching At The Age Of Fifteen Led Him To Recommit Himself To His Training, And At The World Junior Championships He Won First Place Overallone Of The Most Remarkable Turnarounds In Sports History From That Moment On, The World Of Speed Skating Had A New Champion And Apolo Was On His Way To Legendary Status Much Than An Account Of Races Won And Lost, Zero Regrets Is A Compelling Portrait Of A Father And Son Relationship That Deepened Over Time And Was Based On Respect, Love, And Unshakable Faith In Each Other For The First Time, Apolo Reveals What He Knows About His Long Absent Mother He Makes Us Feel What It Is Like To Face The Best Competitors On The Planet With The Eyes Of Millions Of Fans Upon You And He Shares His Secrets For Achieving Total Focus And Mental Toughness, Secrets That Can Be Applied In Situations Well Beyond Sports We Learn The Details Of The Unbelievably Intense Workout And Diet That He Endured While Training For The Winter Olympics, A Regime That Literally Reshaped His Body And Led To Some Of His Most Thrilling Victories In This Deeply Personal And Entertaining Book, Apolo Shows How We Can All Come Closer To Living With Zero Regrets While Apolos Own Journey May Be Unique, The Insights He Has Gleaned Along The Way Have The Power To Help Us All Feel Like Champions Every Day Nine Days After Dropping Me Off, Dad Came To Pick Me Up In That Call From The Pay Phone, I Hadnt Said Anything To Him About What Decision I Had Made On The Car Ride Back Home, I Told Him I Want To Try This, I Said Are You Willing, He Asked, To Really Put Forth A True Effort From The Bone I Told My Father I Want To Skate With Clarity Of Purpose, Everything Suddenly Seemed Different I Didnt Just Want To SkateI Loved It I Realized, Too, That While I Had To Want To Buy Into The Training, The Discipline, The Self Sacrifice, I Needed Direction And Guidance, Too You Truly Cant Get There By Yourself I Needed Not Only To Truly And Profoundly Depend Upon Dad For Help But Also To Welcome Thosecoaches, Trainers, Otherswho Could Help Me Along The Way I Was Also Making Promises To Myself And Writing Them In My Journal Im Not Going To Mess It Up This Time When I Go Home, I Really Am Going To Be The Different Person I Decided In Iron Springs I Would Be I Know What I Want To Do I Want To Be The Best In The World I Didnt Know Quite Yet How I Would Get There But I Was Clear, And I Had No Doubt Thats What I Was After From Zero Regrets

5 thoughts on “Zero Regrets: Be Greater Than Yesterday

  1. says:

    Sports biographies are hit or miss Many are poorly written or written without the involvement of the athlete at all Let s face it, for many atheletes, their strength is in their legs and not in their brains This book is a very pleasant exception Ohno s intelligence and character shine thro

  2. says:

    ZERO REGRETS BE GREATER THAN YESTERDAY succeeds not merely as a compelling memoir, but as an inspiring motivational guide to mental and physical strength, personal and professional reward, through the pursuit of zero regrets.I loved reading it, particularly the love, respect, admiration, and gratitu

  3. says:

    I ve always found Apolo Ohno s story and successes very inspiring, but to read his philosophies, strategies and life lessons gleaned through his experiences was a real treat The characters are well drawn and writing is well done, so you feel like you really understand the people that are portrayed, and the st

  4. says:

    The short review A well written portrait of a champion who somehow remains humble.The somewhat longer review I really enjoyed reading Apolo s book I have recommended it to my students at Clemson and to my family and friends It is a great portrait of what it takes to become a champion and yet somehow stay amazingly humb

  5. says:

    Love this book It s so honest and well written Lots of information that the non diehard athlete would never realize inhabits a winner s mind I really admire Apolo s pure drive, and I hope he makes another Olympic appearance on the ice before he moves on His dedication and perseverance have already translated into other things wi

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