Fear! Extreme athletes on how to reach your highest goals and overcome stress and self doubt
Fear! breaks down what it takes to become successful under highly stressful circumstances: mental and physical practice, balancing risk versus outcomes and push way beyond your limits.
–Tommy Caldwell, legendary rock climber and author of The Push.
This book features interviews with the world’s best extreme athletes and their coaches on how to overcome fear and self-doubt in stressful situations. Their lessons are valuable for people with all sorts of common fears: flying, public speaking, heights, failure, commitment, rejection, driving a car, taking financial risks or changing career. From self-hypnosis to visualization to rational analyses – the interviewees tested the most effective strategies to overcome anxiety, and share their formula for success in this book.