Easy is not a option..No days off..Never Quit..Be Fearless..Talent you have Naturally..Skill is only developed by hours and hours of Work— Usain Bolt
Thrilling Track And Field quotations
Success - See your goal; Understand the obstacles; Create a positive mental picture; Clear your mind of self doubt; Embrace the challenge; Stay on track; Show the world you can do it!
All athletes need three things: commitment, discipline and hard work.
Without that it's hard to keep running.
Don't listen to negative influences. Believe in yourself, and show others what you can do. Only "you" can find your potential.
The future lies before you, like a field of fallen snow. Be careful how you tread it, for every step will show.
Go in any direction..seeking out new sights just on the strength of your feet and the courage of your lungs.
You can't win them all but you can try.
Some people have a negative attitude, and that's their disability.
Even if you are on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
It is a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness.
Life is a marathon, not a sprint; pace yourself accordingly.
I always loved running.... It was something you could do by yourself and under your own power.
Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I'll meet you there.
They have a word in Finnish called sisu, which basically means guts.
It’s the strongest word in the Finnish language. You tell a Finn he doesn’t have sisu, that’s like spitting in his face.
It hurts up to a point and then it doesn't get any worse.
A goal is just an awesome way to force growth on yourself.
You know you're on the right track when you become uninterested in looking back.
There is something about the ritual of the race - putting on the number, lining up, being timed - that brings out the best in us.
Running with others can help get you out when you might otherwise blow it off.
Track and field, because it was something I could do by myself, one-on-one, me against everybody else.
The future lies before you, like a field of fallen snow; Be careful how you tread it, for every step will show.
Running reminded me exactly who I am and what I am made of.
My thoughts before a big race are usually pretty simple.
I tell myself: Get out of the blocks, run your race, stay relaxed. If you run your race, you'll win... channel your energy. Focus.
Running is my meditation, mind flush, cosmic telephone, mood elevator and spiritual communion.
An expert is a person who has made all the mistakes that can be made in a very narrow field.
If my dreams can happen to me, your dreams can happen to you.
Champions are not made on the track or field; champions are made by the things you accomplish and the way you use your abilities in everyday life situations.
Fear is gradually replaced by excitement and a simple desire to see what you can do on the day.
Racing teaches us to challenge ourselves.
It teaches us to push beyond where we thought we could go. It helps us to find out what we are made of. This is what we do. This is what it's all about.
The ability to grow is directly related to the amount of insecurity you can take in your life.
Mental will is a muscle that needs exercise, just like the muscles of the body.
I played everything. I played lacrosse, baseball, hockey, soccer, track and field. I was a big believer that you played hockey in the winter and when the season was over you hung up your skates and you played something else.
Success isn't how far you got, but the distance you traveled from where you started.
Anyone can train hard. Do you have the discipline to recover?
It is true that speed kills. In distance running, it kills anyone who does not have it.
You must see yourself run the race over and over, time and time again.
You must put yourself in critical positions and see how you would react in those positions before the race so when and if they do happen, the feedback is automatic.
Doing something for yourself like running, and using it to test yourself, will only make you feel better about your career or your family role.
When you're a dreamer, heart break and failure come with the territory, but I can tell you it's worth it, because it's a way of living that is both moving and memorable.
The real competition is against the little voice inside you that wants to quit