Craig Alexander on The Art of Overcoming Setbacks


3rd of 3 videos part of the Road to Kona Inspiration Series. Click here for the first video. Click here for the second video.

How do you overcome setbacks in a major race? In this video, Craig Alexander explains that you do not become a three-time Ironman World Champion and two-time Ironman 70.3 World Champion without having faced setbacks along the way. Extensive mental preparation has been key for him to accept setback situations, fully engage in the here and now, assess and deal with the situation at hand in order to get back on track.


In our lives as athletes, workers or entrepreneurs, we experience setbacks, sometimes when we least expect them. Our ability to face these setbacks and transform them into opportunities helps us become better at what we do and break away from competition.

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