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Running Through Adversity

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Great post from Laura regarding her recent challenges on the CoeurSports website!

“Nobody succeeds beyond his or her wildest expectations unless he or she begins with some wild expectations.”
– Ralph Charell

I was not one to believe in quotes or sayings. But I’ve looked at that quote every day for the past 17 (and counting) months. This past year and a half has been the most challenging mental roller coaster of my entire life and I want to share it with you. Here’s how I got to where I am today…

Read the Full Article Here : https://www.coeursports.com/blogs/latest/running-through-adversity

Testimonial – Susan N

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This year Laura had the pleasure of coaching Susan to dual AG World Champion titles at the 70.3 and Ironman distances. Susan competes in the 70-74 AG and she is an example to all of the power of belief. The following is a lovely note from her husband, written to Laura after 2011 Ironman World Championships:

Hi Laura; Here is a really great picture from last night of two really special and beautiful people.

You two are amazing and inspiring ladies and as such are nothing short of icons to be held at the highest level in the athletic world. As I mentioned at the Awards dinner last night, it is one thing to go out on the Ironman course as you did Saturday and literally blow away the competition with a phenomenal performance on a hot and windy day, but is quite another thing to be able to bestow and share your athletic knowledge and talents on another athlete. With your mentoring you convinced Susan to believe in herself and empowered her to achieve what she formerly thought unachievable. Your coaching ability is an even greater talent than your amazing athletic achievements. You helped shape and mold another person and as a result created a new World Champion; in my opinion, an even greater gift than your athletic talent.

Wow and thank you!! Steve