Imagine yourself pushed to your ultimate limits in a test of skill and endurance. You have gone as hard as you've ever gone before. You're operating on borrowed willpower. Every single inch forward is absolute agony, and you're ready to throw in the towel. But then you see your rival. You remember how everybody back home is counting on you to take home the gold. You can win this hot dog eating contest, and it's because you've remembered that your efforts are a part of something larger than yourself.
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Written by Reuben Westmaas September 13, 2017
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