We used to laugh at our small selves, saying that I was a bad girl trying to be good and that he was a good boy trying to be bad. Through the years these roles would reverse, and then reverse again, until we came to accept our dual natures. We contained opposing principles, light and dark.
“No one puts more pressure on themselves than me … Ultimately I do this for me. I will never, ever, ever rest until I have given absolutely everything.”
- Chrissie Wellington, 2011 Ironman World Championship Winner
”—To think - when Chrissie Wellington first won Kona in 2007 she wasn’t even pro. Her first triathalon was in 2004, while she was still working a desk job, and she hasn’t lost a iron-distance race in the 12 times she’s competed. Bad. Ass.