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Steven Solomon


Australia Olympian and Student-Athlete at The Fuqua School of Business.

Duke University

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Steven Solomon


Australia Olympian and Student-Athlete at The Fuqua School of Business.

Duke University


My name is Steven Solomon and I lead a dual life as a Student-Athlete. I am an Australian Olympian currently studying a Masters of Management degree at The Fuqua School of Business, Duke University, in America. This site aims to give you an introduction to my life as both an athlete and a student.

Here, you will be able to capture my eclectic style through following my nomadic travels, as I blog and post pictures on a variety of topics. You will also be able to connect with me on a personal level as I open up my fondness for movies, books, food and entertainment.


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Workoutanyday feature

Follow my training session with Runnerstribe - May 2016

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Should You Train When Sick?

How to weigh up whether or not to lace up and hit the gym or catch a few hours of extra sleep.

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Chocolate Milk As A Recovery Drink

It's delicious, but is chocolate milk good for recovery?

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Mental Preparation

How do I mentally prepare for major competitions?

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About Me


About Me


About Me

About me will give you a better understanding of who I am and what I aim to achieve. Find out why my favorite colour is blue and why I refuse to listen to a particular song unless it is race day.

Blog

As a keen sportsman, chocoholic and a world traveler, I hope to inspire new ways of thinking through my compositions. In Blog, you will find a diverse range of pieces- from analyzing why athletes cheat to whether beetroot juice or alcohol is better for your performance. New blogs will be added weekly.

The Road

The Road is a page dedicated to my quest en route to my goals and aspirations. The Road is where I will provide regular updates and details on current training themes and competition schedules as I build towards major championship.

 Interests

In Interests you will find a mixed range of information regarding my hobbies and pastimes. Get to know me through finding out what music I listen to as I warm up and why I think The Italian Job is the best film of all time.

Galleries 

In Galleries, you will find a portfolio of my adventures as an athlete and socialite. From the Olympic village to my favorite recreations, these galleries will give you an in look into both my personality and lifestyle. 

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Articles of Interest


Articles of Interest



Articles of Interest

I have provided and will continue to update articles and media that I find particularly interesting. Have a flick through at your own leisure. Feedback with your thoughts are warmly welcomed.


The Importance of being a 24/7 Athlete

Jurgen Klinsmann, the coach of the USA Mens Soccer team "Explains, and Keeps Explaining, His Use of ’24/7’". Klinsmann talks about how being a professional athlete is not about being 'switched on' only during training and competition, but is more about the decisions that an athlete makes off the field that characterizes a true professional.
(Read Time: 5-7min)

San Francisco turns into Gotham City for Batkid

'Miles Scott is a 5-year-old with leukemia who has always wanted to be Batkid. Thousands of volunteers, TV crews, and even President Obama teamed up with San Francisco's Make-A-Wish foundation to make the child’s dream come true.
(Read Time: 5min)

Unique and Incredible Art On An Unusual Medium

"If you live in San Francisco, California, then you may be lucky enough to come across the art of Andres Amador. He doesn’t paint or sculpt. He prefers a medium that is temporary but absolutely beautiful: a sandy beach at low tide. He uses a rake to create works of art that can be bigger than 100,000 sq. ft. He spends hours creating these intricate masterpieces, knowing that the tide will soon come in and wash away his work forever."
(Visual: 1min) 

Ski Jumping- An interactive introduction to Ski Jumping

This is an incredible introduction to the sport of Ski Jumping. Interactive videos put you right on the mountain slope. The ski jump is divided into four separate sections (1) In-run, (2) Take-off (jump), (3) Flight and (4) Landing. This article is not only extremely impressive, but also very interesting and informational.
(Visual: 7min)