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"The lure of the distant and the difficult is deceptive. The great opportunity is where you are."
John Burroughs


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ViF - Featured Motivational Quotes

"Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it."
Lou Holtz - College Coach Great

"If you set a goal for yourself and are able to achieve it, you have won the race. Your goal can be to come in first, to improve your performance, or just to finish the race - it's up to you"
Dave Scott - Six Time Ironman World Champion

Winter Training – Giveaway (DVD Contest)

           The colder winter weather has many turning to indoor training. Often this includes working on your swim stroke, so what better giveaway than a SWIM DVD.

Shorter daylight hours, colder temperatures, snow and ice, treadmill and trainer boredom, all make winter training tough!

           What training tricks do you use to make your winter training bearable?

Share your favorite winter training tip(s) with ViF for a chance to win Total Immersion’s newest swimming DVD  “Outside the Box”.

Subscribe to ViF and send your "Winter Training Tip" to share@VictoryIsFinishing.com

The winning selection will be chosen in February and announced, along with other shared winter training tips, here at
ViF-Victory Is Finishing

Thank you to Total Immersion for providing our giveaway swim DVD, visit the website for other great swim training DVD's


  1. I train with a group :) And that makes it bearable!!!

    I will be linking your blog on my next post to help spread the love! Great job putting this all together Brian :)

  2. Very cool give a way! In the winter my tip to getting outside when it is cold and you rather stay indoors is, putting things on auto pilot, get dresses, put the shoes on, take a deep breathe and open the door!