Words of Wisdom for Competitors

 

Do what you like, not what you think judges want.

—Sara Bee


Always go into a competition knowing you may come in dead last or win first. You have to be ok with either outcome. Any unfavorable outcome should be a stepping stone to either improve on your next competition or self realization that pole is meant for other reasons, not competing. 

—Christine

Take critiques in stride, they are sometimes subjective. Take from it what is valuable and forget the rest of it.

—Christine

Perform as though you want people in China to see you.

—Tobin

Bigger is better.

If you think you’re exaggerating, you’re not.

—Tobin