Steve Solomon: Unpacking the journey, mindset and habits to becoming 2x Olympic athlete + critical painful learning from missing 2016 olympics by 4/100th of a second!


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Welcome to episode #61 with Steve Solomon! Here are 5 key takeaways that I think you will learn from this episode today:

  1. Steve's advice to parents with kids showing athletic potential (context: Steve didn't consider Athletics seriously till age
  2. Critical learning from not qualifying for the 2016 Olympics by 4/100th of a second that's now made him a better athlete
  3. Why sport is the perfect vehicle to find yourself and develop
  4. Dealing with negative thoughts: Steve breaks down the psychology behind managing the lizard brain pre and during races
  5. How to Become your best self and why we should all have Olympic like goals.



03:42 - Steve’s quick facts

05:35 - High Flyer recognition

07:20 - Sunrise memories in Sydney

08:05 - Spark to follow Athletics

11:20 - Didn’t consider sport seriously

12:50 - Advice to kids with potential in sport

14:15 - posters on the wall growing up

15:50 - Wallabies v Springbooks in Rugby

16:20 - Success in professional sport

17:44 - Learning from missing out on Olympics by 4/100th of a second

21:40 - How to manage negative thoughts

29:15 - Systems and habits in the days before competition

33:00 - Periodising through the year: How he used the time between waking up and going to bed

35:25 - Difference in athletics between US and Australia

39:45 - Being the underdog in Australia

41:20 - stay amateur for as long as possible

46:40 - How the legendary survive the test of time

50:20 - The process, the first 5k and you get better at managing, not the task getting easier

54:20 - Sport being the vehicle for finding yourself

58:45 - final sprint


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