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Bobby Aldighieri is a former professional mogul skier, Olympic athlete, and two-time Olympic coach. He competed in the 1992 Olympic Games in Albertville, France, which was the first year mogul skiing was included in the games. He was a member of the national ski team for seven years, achieving a top-five world ranking; he was on the professional ski tour for three years and was the first mogul skier in history to win a World Cup and pro event.
Bobby was the head coach for the Canadian Freestyle team and helped them earn a gold medal in Torino Italy in 2006. In addition, he has coached many athletes to their prospective National team and the Olympics, including National Champions, World Championship medalists, and Olympic Medalists.
Most recently, Bobby has made perhaps his most significant career decision yet in choosing to step down from his position as freestyle program director for the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club to pursue the next phase of life.
We’re excited to dive into this guy’s extensive experience and learn from him as we hold the intent that you will walk away with a few takeaways to better go after your dreams today.
In this episode, we discuss:
- learning from your mistakes
- patience with the grind
- less frustration, more determination
- going through the motions vs being present
- fanatical about the details
- surrender of the ego
- luck and destiny
- on a mission to get to the Olympics
- serving youth as an honor
- the gratification of coaching up
- conquering fears
- discipline to get good at something you’re not good at
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