In my mid-twenties, I thought that I should bulk up, not necessarily to be stronger but to look stronger. I did not have any serious weight training up until that point, relying mostly on organic muscle development from ice skating and simple body weight resistance training.

I approached Kim Goss


A road to perfection will make the impossible a reality by challenging your ability to overcome stumbling blocks, making you poised in the face of adversity, and giving you a great joy of accomplishment.

“Perfection is not attainable, but if chase perfection, we can catch excellence.”

Vince Lombardi’s famous line…


Our bodies are powerful instruments, but they have limitations that may dictate how we live our lives.

Athletes know all too well about physical and psychological barriers. Their bodies and minds are molded with time into the most effective shape for their sport allowed by personal genetics. Even more so…


Athletes fail on a daily basis, in practices and in competition. Let me repeat it. Athletes fail… all the time… every day… day after day. From minor mistakes perfecting a move to major collapses on and off the field, these failures put athletes in a vulnerable make-it-or break-it place throughout…


My observations are based on personal experiences and those of fellow athletes who I was fortunate to meet in sports arenas and in courtrooms. Across different sports, nationalities, races, ages and genders, they all share certain characteristics that make their stories unique yet relevant to our everyday lives. What makes…

Gorsha Sur

Sports Lawyer, Former Pro Ice Skater, Author of The Sports Lawyer Diaries: reflections on athletes’ essential character traits, motivations and life choices.

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