I know what Michael Phelps can do when he retires… It involves a lot of swimming and hitting the wizzle.
I think he’ll sizzle.
At certain points along the way, the quality of the process changes dramatically. This is especially true for those breakthrough moments of peak performance, where months of sustained effort conspire to create a sort of wormhole of grace through which we pass – often suddenly and with little “effort” – into a higher realm of being and doing.
The Rock Warrior’s Way: Mental Training for Climbers. Written by Arno Ilgner. Foreward by John Long.
Applies to surfing too. (Thanks for the book, Merran.)