Notebooks at the Winter Olympics: Shani Davis

I was excited to find this, since speedskating is one of my favorite parts of the Winter Olympics: Shani Davis keeps notebooks!

Since 2004, he has kept meticulous journals, recording his lap times in training and the smallest details on race days, from what he ate for breakfast to the condition of the ice to what he was feeling mentally and physically.

“His notebooks are pretty Shani-specific, I think, but a lot of people could learn from them,” said Schouten, who coached in the U.S. from 1996 to 2006 and now coaches in Germany. “Maybe at the end he can write a book with his advice. It would sell very well.”

Let’s hope he brings a medal home from Vancouver!

Read more at Fire on Ice – JSOnline.

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