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Some things I’ve learned in 43 Years of Javelin Throwing

Ten years ago I wrote an article for American Track and Field magazine titled “Some Things I’ve Learned in 33 Year of Javelin Throwing”. Since I initially wrote this piece I have broken the World Masters Record half a dozen … Continue reading

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The Man Who Threw Too Much? My Journey to 5 Million Throws!

In the book “Outliers”, author Malcolm Gladwell claims it takes roughly ten thousand hours of practice to achieve mastery in a field.  In my sport of track and field, specifically javelin throwing, I have logged many tens of thousands of … Continue reading

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Charity Miles: Support Your Cause While Being Active

Charity Miles is a wonderful app that provides a way for those who bike, walk and run to support a charity while enjoying a favorite activity.  Just access the Charity Miles app, select the activity (walk, run, bike), select the … Continue reading

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Holiday Shopping; A New Plan

Now that holiday items are on the store shelves, it’s time to start planning for holiday shopping.  I must admit that in the past, I’ve been rather thoughtless with my holiday shopping.  I don’t mean thoughtless with the gifts I … Continue reading

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The Summer Olympics 2012: A Fond Farewell

  I must confess that the only time I watch a swimming, gymnastics or water polo event is every four years as I tune into the Summer Olympics.  So why were so many of us glued to the TV for … Continue reading

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Inside The Games Blog By Roald

Cheer when you’re losing: Roald’s perspective on the value of losing.

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The Importance of Failing

At the age of six I watched the 1968 Olympics and it was then that I decided that I was going to the Olympics one day.    Since I was born with spina bifida, the doctors told my parents that I … Continue reading

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