the liddell story
Chariots of Fire, Liddell was marked by two distinct characteristics that mark us today: Our story begins in 1924 at the Olympic Games with a young Scottish runner named Eric Henry Liddell. His story forever immortalized by the academy award-winning film, unique but unrivaled on the track and deeply faithful to his identity.
"an extension of who he is"
A scene in Chariots of Fire depicts a conversation among members of the British Olympic Committee regarding Liddell and his dilemma with the 100m prelimiary heat. One member astutely points out why all of Britain should be grateful for Liddell--
"Running is an extension of who he is and we tried to sever that from him today."
No one has a stronger drive to win than we do. But losing yourself is the greatest loss of all. You must recognize yourself the day after and we'll make sure you do. Winning is not an identity; it is an extension of who we are. Winning doesn't define us; we define winning.