Sports

November 2018

1-min Read: Improve Your Sports Performance With Your “Why”

By |2018-11-28T12:15:00+00:00November 8th, 2018|

To achieve optimal performance, you need to live in accordance with your "why". You need to be aware of what motivates you and how much you are willing to do to sustain this motivation. Surfing champion Layne Beachley who became the world’s only surfer to claim six consecutive world titles is well aware of [...]

October 2018

Shannon Reporting on Her Passion for Surfing and Empowering Women

By |2018-11-28T12:15:28+00:00October 30th, 2018|

This week's podcast is with Shannon Quirk - also known as Shannon Reporting. She is a television host, journalist, director, social media manager, and tour coordinator at the WSL Big Wave events. Our conversation is about Shannon's passion for surfing and following storms. She is doing all she can to empower driven women in [...]

Ash Grunwald On Optimism, Surf and Blues Music

By |2018-11-20T13:20:32+00:00October 29th, 2018|

Musician Ash Grunwald is one of those rare people who are passionate and genuine about what they do. I met Ash through my surf buddy Michael who introduced him to me as a musician and a surfer just to find out that he is much more than that. In our conversation, Ash talks about his [...]

Israel Llansola On The Benefits of Land-Based Surf-Training

By |2018-11-08T13:08:22+00:00October 29th, 2018|

Israel Llansola is the founder of Fetch, a surf training facility that offers an efficient and safe training program to improve surfing. During this conversation, Israel walks us through his passion for surfing and how it all began in his hometown in Spain. We talk about why land-based surf training is so important, learn [...]

Carly Wopat on How Your “Why” Can Change Your Game

By |2018-11-07T10:09:50+00:00October 27th, 2018|

Becoming a great volleyball athlete doesn’t happen overnight. Carly Wopat walks us through her journey of growing into a champion. During our conversation, we talk about the early beginnings with her parents who were a big inspiration, her early years in competition, and her training drills. Throughout this conversation, you will learn about the reason [...]

Conversation With Craig Durrant – Living Legend Swimmer

By |2018-10-30T07:45:10+00:00October 27th, 2018|

Craig Durrant is one of the best swimmers and most inspiring and humble people I ever met. During our talk, we discuss how he got into swimming, his pursuit of freedom, his training methods and the life lessons he learned throughout his swimming career. At 58 years old, Craig is a senior swimmer who [...]

Conversation With Boujemaa Guilloul – Professional Windsurfer

By |2018-11-07T10:09:09+00:00October 27th, 2018|

Boujemaa Guilloul is the most famous Moroccan windsurfer in Hawaii. He is a true windsurfing artist and has acquired international recognition. Born in Essaouira in 1984, Boujemaâ Guilloul learned to surf at the age of 12. In 2004, he became a professional windsurfer, and since then he has on tour all over the world. [...]

How Athletes Can Change Their Game With Post-Match Drills

By |2018-11-28T12:15:37+00:00October 22nd, 2018|

Athletes can carry a wide range of emotions after their sports competition. From being frustrated and disappointed by their performance to being thrilled and stoked by their accomplishment. Whether if the results were good or bad, journaling their emotions and writing about what they think and how they feel, is a good way of [...]

September 2018

Do You Play to Win or Not To Lose?

By |2018-11-28T12:16:22+00:00September 18th, 2018|

People usually answer this question in a very different way. The factors that strengthen our motivation or undermines it varies from one person to another. Whether it is in business or in professional sports, your success is strongly linked to how you approach this question. But what are the common indicators of that success? [...]

July 2018

Understanding the Connection Between Body and Mind and How It Impacts Performance

By |2018-11-28T12:16:30+00:00July 9th, 2018|

We all know the saying "A healthy mind in a healthy body." This simple but very meaningful quote has a lot of wisdom in it. As we talked about in the previous article, your brain's health is depending on your nutrition; and so do the body and mind. But how does this connection works? Surfers [...]