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What keeps me moving forward

The life of an athlete, especially when competing on the international stage, consists of training for fifty-one weeks a year just to be ready for that one moment - be it a ten-second race, a multi-match tournament or maybe even focusing on one single exercise. When...

The roadmap of my life

The years go by and with them, hundreds of moments mark our lives. Good times, okay times or bad times. Moments that we will remember with a smile. Other times that have taught us valuable life lessons. And of course, sad moments too where we feel we haven't learned...

A year of changes

A year of changes ends and another one full of hope begins. Christmas is here and, in between meals and parties with family, friends and acquaintances - so typical at this time of year, especially important when one lives far from home - it is time to look back at the...

RUNNERS. FINISHERS AND TRAINING

A few days ago the internet was on fire following the publication of an interview with Fabián Roncero, one of the pillars of athletics in Spain. Remember that legendary marathon when cramp forced him to stop and subsequently lose his chance of setting a world record?...

Goodbye to Ruth Beitia.

"It´s over." One of the most important words an athlete says. The moment we make the most difficult decision ever and put aside a part of our lives, losing a bit of ourselves in the process. That side of our life that has given us passion, struggle, commitment,...

HOW HEALTHY IS GRASSROOTS SPORT IN SPAIN?

One of the main indicators of the health of sport in any given country is the way in which that country understands, works and cares for its grassroots, the people who are just starting out - our future champions. Grassroots sport is not only about physical training...

Season 2017/2018

The beginning of a new season. This first year after the Olympic Games in Rio could be considered transitional – a change of coach, a change in my training programme, returning to Madrid to stay in CAR (Centro de Alto Rendimiento) and now almost completely recovered...

ATHLETICS – IS IT ONLY ABOUT RUNNING?

"Are you an athlete? God! I couldn’t be bothered! Running all day!" Or "Do you do athletics? So all you’ve got to do is run then. " These are some of the reactions we athletes get every day when we tell people what we do. I’d like to try and explain why athletics is...

What Spanish sport needs right now.

High level sport is undoubtedly a modern-day phenomenon, drawing billions of spectators every year into sports venues as well as through the media and especially in recent years , on social networks.   Because of this, many athletes now have to become professional...

MOMENTS THAY STAY WITH US FOREVER

In high-performance sport, as in life, a season consists of a multitude of moments. Moments in which everything goes swimmingly, we feel great and everything’s fine. Those are the moments that really motivate the athlete, when you feel able to give the very best of...

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