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Mårten Boström - Persistence overload

Persistence overload

Last summer, soon after falling ill with a fever at our World Orienteering Champs selection races, I set a goal: “Be healthy at WOC in Riga 2018”. That feeling of being unbeatable and fully prepared for a big race makes an athlete go a long distance. I knew my troublesome…
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heel needed a surgery to fulfill that goal and that the November-surgery would require thousands of rehab exercises. The goal was clear enough to give motivation for hour after hour of aerobic cross-training. Whatever I get my head into I go 110% for it. Since the beginning of the year we have moved into a new house, I got my new business rolling, and as an international athlete I feel the expectations of success. Our bodies are not foolproof even if daily tasks at the house or at work seem minute compared to running up a mountain or finishing a…

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