When we first started teaching sports thinking to triathletes ten years ago there were those who thought we were being facetious if not downright oxymoronic. But, think about it!
Why should sports be protected from thinking?
“Sports and games are hurdling borders as never before, breeding fresh champions, creating new wealth and changing the lives of individuals and the destiny of nations” writes International Editor, Michael Elliott, in a Special Edition of Time magazine titled Games People Play.
He goes on to write about ‘Serious Fun’ and that, “In this Olympic Year, we chose as our topic the games people play, and the ways in which sports are an essential part of our humanity”.
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