Choose the Fear that Drives You

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An undue focus on your short-term fears will guarantee you a lifetime of pain, mediocrity, and suffering.

The OR nurse’s comment was as predictable as it was common.


“So, this was a mountain biking crash?”


“Yup,” I replied with a grin, knowing full well it sounded much more impressive than it was. The crash that snapped my collarbone was a non-event. I wasn’t going fast, or jumping anything, or picking some extreme line at the Red Bull Rampage. I just lost the front tire on an unexpectedly slick rock.

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