Live By the Olympic Creed


Apolo Anton Ohno continues to amaze me.  His approach to life is something that truly represents what it means to have lived.  I think that is why social media is all over him, be it on Facebook, Twitter, or Flickr.   Apolo shares his life with us and today I found something very powerful in his Tweetphoto feed, something that reminds us all of the journey, The Olympic Creed.

“The most important thing in the Olympic Games is not to win but to take part, just as the most important thing in life is not the triumph but the struggle. The essential thing is not to have conquered but to have fought well.” – The Olympic Creed

As we struggle and find ourselves continuing to swim, bike, run in the strangest of places, in harsh conditions, and longer, farther than every before, the only thing that matters at the end of the day is how well we fought for it.

Did we leave anything behind?  Did we give 150% against our struggle?

Only you can tell.