Dame Kelly Holmes: What Does It Take to Be An Olympic Champion?

Dame Kelly Holmes - Legends Report


"I had started my career at 12 and from age 14 it was my aspiration to be an Olympic champion. I loved what I did and I always had my goals but it was a hellish journey, the illnesses, the injuries, the depression a year before the Olympics. It was the hardest time of my life."

- Dame Kelly Holmes


Today we're taking a look at the powerful attitudes and beliefs Kelly Holmes developed in order to win two gold medals at the Athens Olympic Games in 2004. The video below has some really powerful lessons for all of us, including the importance of surrounding yourself with the right people and overcoming difficulties to succeed in any field.

Kelly Holmes image courtesy of Sport Business @ Flickr