Chariots and Horses – Review

Review: Chariots and Horses: Life Lessons from an Olympic Rower by Jason Dorland

In Chariots and Horses, former Olympian turned rowing coach Jason Dorland tells the story of how he transformed his shattered dream of winning an Olympic gold medal, and the motivational technique of hatred of one’s competitors, into a journey of self-discovery and the creation of a coaching philosophy that successfully challenged the “industry standard” metaphor of sport as a battlefield. It is a deeply personal account of high-performance athletic competition and the long journey to putting that experience in perspective.

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