In cycling, the riders clump together in the pack of the peloton. Except the champions: they break away from the pack and win the Yellow Jersey and the title.
In distance races for running, the goal is to have kick and
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James Buster Douglas beat the unbeatable terror Mike Tyson.
He then promptly lost his next fight. Why?
Because he did not try to beat himself, to hold himself to
the daily effort!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…