Clara Hughes Quotes.
That’s what is most satisfying, is having overcome that pain. Pain that is so intense that when you finish, it feels like you’re going to die. That’s what I wanted, and that’s what I got.
I love skating so much and I feel like every time I step out onto the ice, that’s what I’m meant to do.
Sport that consumed me for over two decades . . . is now gone. Now it’s just me. No pressure, no expectations, no need to be fast, good, strong or to even improve. Yet I can’t let go of this idea that I always need to be more than I am. And it is eating me alive.
I love working with kids and I want to just be able to do it from my heart and not as a job.
If you dream and you allow yourself to dream you can do anything. And that’s what this Olympic medal represents.
I’ve learned what it truly means to be Canadian and in turn I’ve been inspired to make a difference in the world, however small it’s been.
I’ve had so many experiences in cycling, but in some ways I have nothing left to prove. I have achieved more than I could have dreamed of, I’ve raced a lot longer than I thought I would. I know I can still be better, but I just don’t know if I love it enough any more.
I am kind of like a diesel. It is the cyclist in me.
If you dream and you allow yourself to dream you can do anything.
The struggle I went through has value.
I’ve been in sport for 15 years now and I’m actually shocked at the changes. We had all these things, but we couldn’t utilize them. They were not accessible to us. They’re actually accessible right now.
My goal is to try to avoid a regular job.
All the physical comes from the mental.
What I have to do now is figure where my passion is, and follow my heart; I’ve proven that if I have the passion for something then I can succeed. I haven’t been listening to my heart in the last little while.
I’ll skate on concrete if I have to. I’m not worried about how fast the ice is. I’m worried about how fast I can go on the ice.