George Orwell once said that sport involves “…sadistic pleasure in witnessing violence: in other words it is war minus the shooting”.
How do they support themselves and their families, all while having to diligently train, often several hours a day over the course of years? How did I pull it off?
On April 1st 1989, Thomas Muster was struck by a drunk driver, forcing him to miss the final of the Lipton International Championships. Six years later he becomes N°1 in the world.