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Why Old Athletes Come Back
  • October 1st, 2008

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You might heard it by now, 37 year old American cyclist Lance Armstrong wants to make a comeback and wants to win his eigth Tour de France. Amazing right but also you couldn’t help but wonder if he should have quit while at the top

Not awhile back also, I did an article regarding ‘aging’ athlete such as 41 years old US women swimmer Dara Torres who competed at the recent Beijing Olympics for her fifth participation. She came back from the games with three silver

The question is: Why do these ‘aging’ or old athlete keep making a comeback or still going strong in their respective sports you might ask?

I don’t think its really the money. We all know the money and support in sports sucks. But for elite few ones, its not the money itself as they probably have won enough prize money to last them a lifetime. I truly believe its just simply for the love of the sport … it must be

Well I truly believe that its the only thing that they know how to do best. If the mind and body is willing, why not pursue something that makes you happy. What’s stopping you to lead the life that you truly want if you’ve a goal in mind, plus a sound and proper detailed planning in getting the job done. At such an age, you’ve the experience not to make the same wasted effort and mistakes all over again

That’s Why Old Athletes Come Back

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Posted by Uncle Sha.
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