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Perfect isn't real

Published April 7, 2019

If there's one thing I've learned from being an Olympic athlete, it's that being "perfect" isn't all it's cracked up to be. It sounds silly now, but the majority of my childhood was spent pursuing perfection. I was so enamored with the idea of success and feeling "good enough" that I was like a drug addict. Good results and praise fed a part of my brain that filled me with a sense of validation.

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Olympic curler from Wisconsin Matt Hamilton gets his own bobblehead

Published March 12, 2018

The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum has created the first official curling bobblehead, and it commemorates a Wisconsin athlete. On Monday, the Hall of Fame and Museum unveiled an exclusive bobblehead of Matt Hamilton, the Madison native who helped the U.S. win the curling gold medal at the 2018 Winter Olympics.

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The Year Was 1996....

When I think about the phrase "not that long ago" I always revert to the summer of 1996. I'm not sure why. It was 13 years ago, but it is a summer I will never forget... forget... forget... get... get... get... -(Que music) "... it's like 10,000 spoons when all you need is a ...

Fourth Quarter Fast Start

Wednesday October 1st, 2008 - Lake Villa, ILPretty good effort today. I put in a solid 16 hour work day trying to figure out how to do all the things I’ve let stagnate the past few months. I knew I couldn’t do them all in a day but I did at least get started on a few of them. It felt ...

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