16 Reasons Why Athletes Are More Successful in Life

Why are athletes more successful in life? Some of the most famous athletes in history tell you why.

Sports Life Lesson 1: Work Ethic Beats Talent

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Sports Life Lesson 1: Work Ethic Beats Talent

Every athlete has come across other players with more natural talent. And most athletes have personally experienced how hard work allowed them to catch up and even surpass a more naturally gifted athlete who didn't put forth the same effort. Chalk up that lesson as something you should live by for the rest of your days.

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"If you can't outplay them, outwork them."  -Ben Hogan

Every athlete has come across other players with more natural talent. And most athletes have personally experienced how hard work allowed them to catch up and even surpass a more naturally gifted athlete who didn't put forth the same effort. Chalk up that lesson as something you should live by for the rest of your days.

(Photo: therivieracountryclub.com)


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