783: Apolo Ohno | Embracing Change and Finding Purpose

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783: Apolo Ohno | Embracing Change and Finding Purpose

Apolo Ohno (@ApoloOhno) is a retired American short-track speed skater, an eight-time Olympic medalist, the most decorated American Winter Olympian of all time, and the author of Hard Pivot: Embrace Change. Find Purpose. Show Up Fully.

What We Discuss with Apolo Ohno:
  • How Apolo's single dad helped him constructively channel his genetic proclivities toward athleticism and abundance of energy — and overcome his physical shortcomings — from an early age.
  • What drove Apolo's tendency to self-sabotage even as he was becoming the most decorated American Winter Olympian of all time (and what we can do to moderate this mindset in ourselves).
  • The perils of overtraining — and what Apolo would do differently today if he were still competing as an athlete that would serve him better.
  • Understanding the difference between entertaining superstitions and creating reliable routines and habits upon which you can rely when seeking success.
  • The highly transferable lesson Apolo learned when a fluke accident robbed him of a gold medal — and what we can all take away from the disappointment of only landing a silver medal when life doesn't go according to plan.
  • And much more...

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