3 Key Qualities of Every Olympic Athlete

[L]ike many of you, I have loved watching the Olympic athletes compete in London. My family and I have viewed more television in the past two weeks than the entire year. Staying up to midnight, watching the Olympics has completely messed up my sleeping schedule. (Not a good thing as I train for my first Half-Ironman.)


Whether it’s beach volleyball, gymnastics, diving, track & field, badminton…you name the sport, what makes the Olympics so inspirational to me are three key qualities I see in every athlete. Who isn’t inspired by their intensity of focus, discipline, commitment and the sacrifices these athletes have made to get to London? We could name many, but here are three key qualities of every Olympic athlete that can make a big difference in your life as well. Read on…