If Chepyshny had been awakened even at night and asked what he wants more than anything, he would have said without hesitation: “Outrun Vikulainen!”
From the book “In our favor” – my favorite book about athletes
I respect everyone involved in sports because I know how tightly connected the body and personality. The personality is built primarily through the figure of the body, through the structure and character of the body, through the habits that are built into our body, that is, built into us.
Dear parents, be careful: choosing one or another sport for your children, you choose their character and fate. Long-distance skiing, like a sport, forms the psychology of a loner, who knows how through tension, to move on the same will to a goal that he always looks at from a bit of sullenness. Swimming less Continue reading