When you’ve had that level of experience of game situations, practices, we’ve had so many hours of time together talking about routes and situations. So much of the quarterback/receiver relationship is about trust. I see things a certain way, and the receiver needs to see it the exact same way in order for me to be able to anticipate where to go with the ball. He and I have just had that; this is our ninth year together on the same team, talking about the same offense. We’re so in sync.
Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates victory with the trophy alongside runner-up Marin Cilic of Croatia after the Gentlemen’s Singles final on day thirteen of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club at Wimbledon on July 16, 2017 in London, England.
If someone were to actually come to one of our
training sessions, there’s lots of flipping and sweating and crying and blood
going on all over the place. I mean, if that doesn’t qualify [ice skating] as a
sport then I don’t know what does.
As soon as I grew accustomed to skating
with Charlie and being able to hold his hand while I was competing and kind of
dealing with the pressure with someone standing next to me, I no longer enjoyed
standing in the middle of the ice without that hand to hold onto. - Meryl Davis
After exactly 20 years as a professional handball player, Gro Hammerseng-Edin has retired from handball with her last professional match for Larvik HK today (21 May 2017) – taking home the Norwegian championship for the seventh consecutive time with a win over Vipers Kristiansand.
2007 World Handball Player of the Year, 2008 Olympic gold medallist, three-time European champion (2004, 2006 and 2010), 2010-11 Champions League winner, former captain of the Norwegian national team with 167 caps and 631 goals scored over a span of 10 years, former captain of all the club teams she has played for during her senior career (Gjøvik og Vardal HK, FC Midtjylland Håndbold and Larvik HK), role model and living handball legend.