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The Hard Things

“We choose to go to the Moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard; because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills, because that challenge is one that we are willing to accept, one we are unwilling to postpone, and one we intend to win. “

JFK Sept 12, 1962

Sometimes people ask me,” Why do you obstacle race, isn’t it hard?”

My answer is: “Sure, but that’s why I do it.”

As people, why do many of us have a fascination with doing things that are hard? Some chose to do things which are physically difficult, others chose things which are mentally or emotionally challenging. But, whatever the choice, the question is why?  Continue reading “The Hard Things”