Al Oerter — American Athlete born on September 19, 1936, died on October 01, 2007

Alfred Oerter, Jr. was an American athlete, and a four-time Olympic Champion in the discus throw. He was the first athlete to win a gold medal in the same individual event in four consecutive Olympics. Oerter is an inductee of the IAAF Hall of Fame... (wikipedia)

To exercise at or near capacity is the best way I know of reaching a true introspective state. If you do it right, it can open all kinds of inner doors.
I never set out to beat the world. I just set out to do my absolute best.
I don't think the discus will ever attract any interest until they let us start throwing them at each other.
I don't compete with other discus throwers. I compete with my own history.