In March of every year, 16 teams set out on an epic journey to reach the pinnacle of their sport. Step after step, week after week, they climb towards the summit, driven by a singular goal. As they trek along this well-trodden path, they imagine what it might be like to stand on the planet’s greatest podium and look out at the world. They dream of that view. Some think of nothing else until their journey is complete. At times along the way, when they catch a glimpse of what surrounds them and what they have already achieved, they smile. They appreciate what an opportunity they have been given to etch their names into history.
You can learn a great deal from the past.
It is our losses, not our victories, that teach us the most, and for a team to achieve greatness, they must move forward together. They must be prepared to fight, for each other and for a common goal. Only then can they truly succeed. Continue reading Oh Captain, My Captain
It’s easy to fall down. Last week I fell down the stairs and I’m a relatively young man who wasn’t under the influence in any way. I said ‘Good night’ to my son, took a few safe steps, then slipped onto my back and went sliding down the stairs until I crashed into the safety gate at the bottom. Continue reading We All Fall Down
When you imagine your life and where it will take you, what do you see?
For me the answer isn’t easy — many of the destinations change regularly — but when I picture 30 September 2018, there’s only one place that I dream about: ANZ Stadium.