Back when I was a mountaineer and rock climber, and looking for funny but true sayings to help guide me in moments of need…moments of high risk…moments of trying to explain to other people why the hell was I doing these crazy death defying acts of adventure, I came up with a list of rules and laws…principles that I found helpful. Some of these are I think helpful just in general, and once in a while I’ll share one here on the Wise Athletes podcast.
The first one is this:
Rule of Adventure: being ‘too smart’ to take a chance is no excuse for missing out on ‘life’; it is only impossible until it isn’t. “Opportunities multiply as they are seized” — Sun Tzu