Thursday, August 14, 2008

Faster Higher Stronger

The whole world is going over the tide of the Olympic at Beijing…. And why should I be left out, after seeing Abhinav Bindra’s tremendous achievement and the marvelous home coming I made a wish to be a Olympic gold winner in the next birth….like Michael Phelps.... :-)
I go speechless over their performance, what a razor sharp accuracy and mind-blowing speed, unassailable strength….simply great. And the medal tally … We are more then a billion and just 1 medal. Look at Finland, France, and Netherlands….Hmmm…again no point in just talking.

Nothing else teaches about life like sports....
Ever since I have touched 5Km I am bit confident to go on road & in groups. I have acquired much of the information on food, work outs and gears (cloths-shoes) which enhance the running and keep on sharing that with my gym instructor… :-)

I Run for :To hear the heavy breathing, and feel the thumping heart be very bold. To be aggressive and gamble. To clear my mind and humble myself.
And one most important thing running taught me: From all your getting; GET THE UNDERSTANDING.

So this was a little note on one of my passion and its first public participation during the great olympics.

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“Games require skill. Running requires endurance, character, pride, physical strength, and mental toughness. Running is a test, not a game. A test of faith, belief, will, and trusts in ones self. So hardcore that it needs a category all to itself to define the pain. When game players criticize, it’s because they aren’t willing to understand, not because they’re stronger. Running is more than a sport; it’s a lifestyle. If you have to ask us why we run, you’ll never understand, so just accept." – Jessica Propst

Sunday, August 3, 2008

It did impress much.

About a month ago , A TV channel showed this movie,"The world's fastest Indian" and liked the end. Then got the DVD yesterday and watched it full. Who doesn’t like Anthony Hopkins in action, And the lovely New Zealandian accent.
Well apart from that few other things gave me the goose pimples are …
Burt Munro- At sprightly age of 68.

“If you don't follow your dreams, you might as well be a vegetable”
“If you don't go when you want to go, when you do go, you'll find you've gone.”
“Invercargill, I-N-V-E-R-C-A-R-G-I-L-L. Sometimes I spell it with one 'L' to save ink.” :-)

TOM (10 yr old): “Aren't you scared you'll kill yourself if you crash?”
Burt Munro: “No... You live more in five minutes on a bike like this going flat out than some people live in a lifetime.”

Fran: [to a staring crowd] what are you looking at? Dirty old men need love too!

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