Creating ‘Teamness’ In Individual Sports

By Mario Fraioli

“The U.S. ski team’s mantra remained throughout the training season,” Annie Pokorny writes for ESPNW. “Do what’s right for me in a way that’s right for we.”

This piece is about the U.S. women’s cross-country skiing team but the lessons contained herein about building a team mindset, promoting healthy habits, customizing training, and celebrating every achievement can be applied to virtually any sport, especially similar ones like running, where it can oftentimes be challenging to get a bunch of individuals to work together toward a collective goal.

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