Katie Hoff: Finding your “Deep Down”, Episode #65
Release Date: 05/26/2020
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Katie Hoff is one of the world’s best swimmers who never won an Olympic gold medal, retiring from swimming in 2015 after treating pulmonary embolisms. She joins the show to talk about finding her “deep down” for success in swimming -- and in life after it.
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MORE ABOUT KATIE HOFF:
Katie Hoff is a former professional American swimmer, Olympic medalist, and former world record-holder. She is most known for her 200- and 400-meter individual medley. She represented the U.S. at the 2004 Summer Olympics and 2008 Summer Olympics, where she earned a silver and two bronze medals. She is married to former Michigan State football player Todd Anderson and retired from swimming in 2015.
Episode Topics and Mentions
Writing a book
Enjoying the process
World Championships for swimming
Pulmonary embolism awareness
DVT, deep vein thrombosis
Ryan Vickers, NASCAR driver
Finding your “deep down”
“Embrace the suck”
Consistency - a champion’s trait
- Appreciating the journey when things don’t go as planned can reap great rewards.
- Being meticulous is a path to success, even if it isn’t always viewed as a positive trait. Are you meticulous enough?
- Finding your “deep down” or another gear to engage when you want to win or do well is important. What is my deep down?
- Finding your “why” is valuable to success and it is important to realize your drive can change throughout your life.
Quote of the Week:
"Anything big worth accomplishing is going to be painful -- physically, mentally emotionally -- during the process." -- Katie Hoff
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