Your Inner Athlete column: How to think like an alpine ski racing champion

Your Inner Athlete column: How to think like an alpine ski racing champion
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By caramie schnell

Why is it that athletes with the same physical strength and technical ability achieve different levels of performance? When all else is equal, the ski racers competing at the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championship have a unique mindset that allows them to endure the intense conditions, cope with the enormous pressure and become the best in the world at their sport. Were they born mentally tough or is it a skill that can be enhanced just like anything else?Sport psychology is coined the “science of success” because it studies what top athletes do to perform at their peak. Here …

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