Olympics season concludes for another year, but not without a packed legacy of inspiration and riveting moments. One that will make the highlight films for years was Marcia Malsar’s torch carrying. One of the most moving moments since Muhammad Ali’s entry in Atlanta. Adam Hill said it best on The Last Leg in his inimitably cheeky yet heartfelt way…

  • For me that sums up the Paralympic spirit because it is a reminder that every single elite athlete here is also fragile. It’s like a mix of heroism and humility. What I love the most is that the next runner didn’t go up and say ‘it’s okay, I’ve got this’. Though part of that is that the next runner was blind and so didn’t see what happened.”

Sort of the embodiment of this blog. Rise each time you fall. And balance heroism (leadership) with humility (management).