Kilian Jornet once went five days without food so he does not panic if he misses an aid station during a race. Photo: Sergi Colomé Kilian Jornet once went five days without food so he does not panic if he misses an aid station during a race. Photo: Sergi Colomé
Kilian Jornet once went five days without food so he does not panic if he misses an aid station during a race. Photo: Sergi Colomé
Mark Agnew
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View From The Edge by Mark Agnew

Endurance sports require mental strength, but they are physical too, so do not use ‘it’s all in the mind’ as an excuse not to train

  • Mind and body are interlinked and as important as the other; the strongest mind in the world counts for nothing without the physical training to back it up

Kilian Jornet once went five days without food so he does not panic if he misses an aid station during a race. Photo: Sergi Colomé Kilian Jornet once went five days without food so he does not panic if he misses an aid station during a race. Photo: Sergi Colomé
Kilian Jornet once went five days without food so he does not panic if he misses an aid station during a race. Photo: Sergi Colomé
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Mark Agnew

Mark Agnew

Mark Agnew joined the Post in 2017 to capture the booming extreme sports scene in Hong Kong. He has been involved in outdoor and extreme sports his whole life. Since living in Hong Kong, his interest has expanded to endurance sports, including ultra-running and long distances ocean rowing.