Part Samoan by birth, Greg Louganis is an Olympics legend, who suffered one of the most famous – and most public – failures in sports history. At the Seoul Olympics in 1988, he was knocked unconscious when he hit his head on the diving board while performing a 33-foot dive. Far from allowing the accident … Continue reading Greg Louganis’ 5-steps for bouncing back FAST from failure
Back in 2003, I remember when I was at uni, and a research company approached a group of us Pacific Islanders to particpate in a focus group session, where we were promised free pizza in exchange for our views. Always keen for a free feed, me and my mates went down to answer the nice lady’s questions.
The questions ranged from sports, to politics, to personal values. But one question that did stick out was when we were asked to give our opinion of lakapi / rugby player Jonah Lomu (of Tongan descent). The nice researcher lady was quite taken aback at our reactions. The majoirty of the group (including me) didn’t like the guy at all!