42 year-old Jens Voigt rides The Last AttackRead more
Jens Voigt will retire at the end of the 2014 season after almost twenty years riding as a professional cyclist.…
In the end, if you’re still there doing it, you winRead more
Water god Laird Hamilton says when it comes to staying fit for life, fear is good, failure isn’t bad, and…
“Am I there yet?” is the question, not “am I good enough?”Read more
Recent research on the best approach to coaching has used brain imaging to analyze how a focus on dreams and…
Richard Feynman and the curious nature of everythingRead more
Imagine you’re at a dinner party. It’s a stuffy affair replete with people you’ve never met before. You, in fact, know no one. A painful hour of small talk over cocktails transitions into the dining room. When you arrive at the table, there are assigned seats. An older man sits to the left of the empty chair where your host has sentenced you to sit for the next two hours. He stands up, smiles and introduces himself, shaking your hand.
“Hello. I’m Richard Feynman. Nice to meet you.”
And so starts one of the most amazing evenings of your life.
Happy 94th Birthday, Klaus Obermeyer!Read more
Klaus Obermeyer just keeps living life to the fullest. After breaking his femur in March 2011, his first serious injury…
Dr. Maya Angelou. Renaissance Women. Born 1928.Read more
Listen to this story from Dr. Maya Angelou’s remarkable life, a life rich with experience as a poet, author, dancer, coordinator for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, journalist in Egypt and Ghana during the days of decolonization, actor, writer, director and producer of plays, movies, and public television programs, and teacher. Listen to her spirit. Dr. Angelou’s laugh alone tells you she is a force to be reckoned with. Spirit knows no age.
Capt. Jim Lovell. Commander, Apollo 13. Born 1928.Read more
Jim Lovell. Test pilot, astronaut, first person to fly in space four times, one of the twenty-four people who have flown to the Moon, the first man to do it twice, winner of the Congressional Space Medal of Honor and Presidential Medal of Freedom, but most famous as the commander of the Apollo 13 mission, which suffered a critical failure en route to the Moon but was brought back safely to Earth by the efforts of the crew and mission control.
Oh, and did I mention Jim Lovell is a master of the understatement?
You’re sitting on top of about five and a half million pounds of high-explosives, so there’s a little bit of apprehension there.
The 13 Things Mentally Strong People AvoidRead more
Strong people have healthy habits, and that includes healthy mental habits that help create success in life. Here’s a good…
100 years of rock. Yes, it’s all connected.Read more
Keeping up with the endless spawning of new sub-and sub-sub-genres of music can be hard. Just when you catch up…
Before I Die. What do you want to accomplish?Read more
I stumbled on Before I Die late last summer in Minneapolis, but the message is timeless and is unbounded by…