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The village is small, and the people are many. So much so that it’s not even possible to count it. A thousand times a thousand. Then again, a thousand more times. And still It’s not […]

I need to have happiness in my life. I deserve to have it, like everyone else. Athlete or non-athlete. Adult, non-adult, or something in between. The first time I achieved something important, I was 17 […]

At the start line of Tokyo's 400 hurdles, I felt invincible. I was like an old Viking. I was like my ancestors, like my conqueror ancestors. Ready to set sail at sea, for war, for […]

The human brain develops 80% of its volume during the first two years of life, letting your first 24 months on Earth determine much of the character you will have in the future. Everything takes […]

A lot of the memories that I have as a kid are ski racing, but one that I really like was when I was 14, 15 years old: the first time my dad let me […]

Monty Ioane

One step forward. One step back. Jerk to the side, feint, speed change.   The idea starts from afar but then slams straight into someone else's. Like when I was a kid, and they took […]

It's been a long time now, and I don't remember many details from when I was little. Surely, growing up, I was a very active child and this is probably thanks to my brother Jamie. […]

When I walk in the evening of Livigno, avoiding the streets of the center, I need only a few steps in the right direction to find myself completely alone, in total peace. Immersed in the […]

Dad dedicated his whole life to volleyball. Mom, instead, to athletics and, although she did a little bit of everything, her absolute favorite discipline was the high jump. Here: I grew up as the direct […]

Clemens Doppler

Dear Clemens, I know you think you don't have time to waste reading a stupid letter when instead you could be on some meadow scampering around, running, and jumping with your mates. So, you know […]

Everyone says they have a dream. Sophisticated, or simple. Unrealizable at the beginning or perfectly aligned with your own natural talents, the direct consequence of a path that fate has laid under your feet. Dreams […]

Daniel Ricciardo

I think that my very first memory about motorsport is down at the track while my father was racing. My mom was holding me and I clearly remember the noise and the smell of the […]