The Beautiful Thing About Having Overcome Past Obstacles Is That Futures Obstacles Are Less Intimidating

The Finnish Olympian wanted to trade his Suomi (Finland) team jersey for my USA team jersey.

Couple things. Didn’t start running to compete, only to get healthy. Only started to compete (5k’s) to stay motivated and fend off boredom. Discovered age group competition completely by accident. It was fun. One thing led to another. Plus, I wanted to prove that Walt Disney’s business principals could work anywhere, even running.

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By jeff noel

Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites.