By Simon Hughes

ISBN-10: 144642247X

ISBN-13: 9781446422472

Simon Hughes has written an unique and irreverent research of the historical past of cricket, taking us past the carrying myths of the sport to a few of its lesser recognized, extra vibrant tales and to the center of what it fairly potential to be English.

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Was auch passiert, es hat absolut nichts mit Ihnen zu tun, es ist lediglich ein Zusammentreffen von Ereignissen. Das Ergebnis ist eine Situation, die so ist, wie sie nun mal ist. Sie ist neutral, im Grundsatz unproblematisch. Niemand ist dafur verantwortlich. Was Sie daraus machen, daftir sind Sie allerdings auf Grund Ihrer Interpretation der Situation sehr wohl verantwortlich. Es bleibt ganz allein Ihrer Fantasie tiberlassen, wie Sie das managen. Wenn Sie die Verantwortung ftir die Interpretation einer Situation tibernehmen, wenn Sie verstehen, dass Situationen einfach sind, wie sie sind, dann gewinnen Sie die Freiheit, inhaltlich handeln zu konnen.

Ob es regnet oder sturmt, ist fur den, der sich seiner Sache sicher sein kann, unwichtig. Wer Ausreden sucht, wird welche finden, und wer unsicher ist, wird nicht gewinnen - nur wer weiB, dass er seine Moglichkeiten komplett ausschopft, wird ein Sieger sein. Denn nur dann ist er sich seiner Sache so sicher, dass er sich nichts vorwerfen kann. Und genau dann ist seine Mission erfullt. Die 100 Meter sind auch deshalb so wichtig, weil sie als Initialzundung fur die kommenden neun Disziplinen zahlen.

Doch Input und Output werden nach der zweitagigen Strapaze in Einklang kommen und die Gewissheit, seine Mission umgesetzt zu haben, macht trotz Muskelkater gliicklich und zufrieden. er Startschuss Auf Grund der seltenen Moglichkeiten, einen (wichtigen) Zehnkampf zu bestreiten, ist es absolut notwendig, alle Krafte, Emotionen, Nerven und Willen in diese zwei Tage zu legen. Der Athlet hat mit einem sehr grogen zeitlichen und korperlichen Aufwand diese zwei Tage vorbereitet und kann jetzt aus eigener Kraft etwas vollbringen, was ihn stolz, gliicklich und zufrieden macht.

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