Great post by Curtis Spolar on what it means to overcome and fight to win.
The date was June 20, 1980. I was 14 years old and heavy into sports. I remember the buzz at the time was the Sugar Ray Leonard vs. Roberto Duran fight. My dad was a big fan of boxing and that fight was heavily promoted everywhere.
Roberto Duran grew up in Panama without the finer things in life, and resented this good clean cut all American Golden Child from the U.S. Leonard wasn’t considered built but he was lightning fast. Roberto was a fierce boxer that nobody could go toe to toe with. He was focused on one thing, and that was to humiliate Leonard in the ring and Roberto let Leonard know it. People would say that when you looked into Roberto Duran’s eyes, it was like looking into the eyes of the devil.
The human mind is the greatest computer on the planet. We program that computer every…
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