It was at the Montreal Olympic Games on Sunday 18th July, 1976 that the first perfect 10 ever recorded in Olympic gymnastics was achieved up by Romania’s 4-foot-11, 88-pound Nadia Comaneci on the women’s uneven parallel bars. She later said that:
I don’t run away from a challenge because I am afraid. Instead, I run toward it because the only way to escape fear is to trample it beneath your feet.
Two other of her comments at the time are also worth recording:
Hard work has made it easy. That is my secret. That is why I win.
You should also appreciate the goodness around you, and surround yourself with positive people.