As a team we take small stepping stone goals such as winning each period, winning the next game, or winning the next tournament. Everyone devotes their time and effort to the little things, which we as a team or family believe will create the outcome of winning the state championships!
The scene at the Nagano train station when Team Canada arrived was one I will never forget.
It was exciting with thousands of people turning out to greet the team and catch a glimpse of Wayne Gretzky. It was frightening to witness thousands of star crazed hockey fans rush towards the players.
Steve Yzerman and his extremely experienced group of leaders picked twenty-five players to represent Canada. Literally that means thousands of the world’s greatest hockey players were left of this roster. Imagine that! For most youth hockey players their dream is to play in the NHL. It’s a wonderful dream, but it is shared by millions of kids in Canada, and even more around the world.
Olympic athletes have access to not only the top trainers in sport, but also the top sports dietitians. Sport dietitians not only determine the optimal dietary intake for Olympians, but they also organize the provision of all food and fluids throughout the Olympics. Here are some lessons that can be borrowed from Olympians, both for general conditioning and event-day performance.
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