How were Dave Scott and Mark Allen able to push so far beyond the illusory limit of Dave Scott’s 8:28:37 event record in their unforgettable Iron War?
Research in exercise science has demonstrated that human beings are able to perform at a significantly higher level in sports activities when in group situations than they can when alone.
What motivated Scott and Allen to embrace the agony they did in their epic showdown?
The Iron War was great because Scott and Allen were such fascinating figures individually and such stark opposites in their personalities.
How did Dave Scott and Mark Allen both complete Ironman Kona in under 8:10? Mind over matter.
Dave Scott illuminates how expectations can determine your performance.