Three Kinds of Athletes Most Likely to Medal at the Olympics

The Olympic Games...what might seem like a four-year cycle of preparation, is for most athletes decades of training, clocking in tens of thousands of hour of intense sessions, just for this moment. As an Olympian, I can tell you that nothing quite prepares you for what it is like to compete at the Olympic Games except...
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What does it Take to Medal at the Olympic Games?

Listen carefully and you'll notice the barrage of comments referencing the monumental role mental state has on the performances of athletes competing in the Olympic Games or a major championship sporting event. If I've said it once, I've said it a thousand times before - often the difference between a podium performance and going home empty-handed is the difference in one's mental state.
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