Going for the Gold

What we win when we train and compete.

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Sport and Competition

Sports are more than just fun and games. From schoolyard chants to Super Bowl championships, playful competition finds its way into nearly all aspects of culture. Fighting to win draws on cooperation, concentration, coordination, and creativity—things worth striving for in their own right.

Resilience

Resilience is that ineffable quality that allows some people to be knocked down by life and come back stronger than ever.