[CQ-Contest] Are contesters born or made?
haddon.bill at gmail.com
Mon May 10 08:58:32 PDT 2010
> The book explores the idea that practice is far more important than talent
Many of the participants in our weekly NCCC Sprint and Sprint Ladder
competitions say that their competitive skills in other contests have
improved measurably because of the weekly half-hour sessions.
73 Bill n6zfo
On Mon, May 10, 2010 at 5:26 AM, Randy Thompson K5ZD <k5zd at charter.net>wrote:
> I just finished listening to a fascinating interview with Matthew Syed,
> author of the book Bounce. The book explores the idea that practice is far
> more important than talent at achieving in the upper levels of sport.
> Link to show: http://www.onlyagame.org/2010/04/bounce/
> Follow the Download the Podcast link to get the interview in various forms.
> We don't talk about practice much in relation to contesting, but I believe
> it does make a difference. I owe much of my success to having spent hours
> and hours during my teenage years working traffic nets, chasing DX, and
> competing in contests with a very small station.
> Very thought provoking interview. Check it out.
> Randy, K5ZD
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