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Fdip202: Running Legend Paavo Nurmi

Some called him Suuri Vaikenija "A Great Silent One" but to the world he was known as “The Flying Finn”. During the 1920s, he was the best middle and long distance runner in the world, setting world records at distances between 1500 m and 20 km. He is often considered the greatest Track & Field athlete of all time: This is Paavo Nurmi. From

Paavo we learn the importance of complete dedication; while most of us seek to lead a balanced life as a way to achieve happiness, Paavo Nurmi was all about focusing on a single goal: he yearned for perfection, he demanded nothing less of himself than excellence and while this unbalance in his life may not have given him the joy that he might otherwise have had; it did give him one thing: victory.

Show Links:

http://www.paavonurmensaatio.fi

http://www.gate.net/~rwms/EvoEvidence.html

http://theextramilepodcast.com

http://www.carreradelcsic.com

Program the Extra Mile Podcast phone number into your cell phone: 513-397-0525

http://www.worldwidefestivalofraces.com

Fdip Blog of the Week: http://barefoot-angieb.blogspot.com

The song “Good Day” was by Black Lab http://blacklabworld.com

Direct download: Fdip202.mp3
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