Dynamic Energy

Aucklander Bob Storey, a former army officer and rugby player, was one of 13 rookies racing at the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Anchorage, Alaska, held over the weekend of March 5-6. Storey and his wife moved to Alaska in September 29. He compared his last-minute nerves about dog care and what he’ll encounter on the trail to the anxiety he felt before a rugby game into New Zealand. “As long as you can turn the nervousness into dynamic energy once the whistle blows, it’s good,” Storey said.


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How the All Blacks Handle Public Expectation

How the All Blacks Handle Public Expectation

Every sports team has an expectation to succeed, but few do like the All Blacks, CNN reports. The burden of public opinion – as well as the high standards set by the…