Colorado Competes: The Mind of an Olympian

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The 2012 Olympics wind down this weekend and we’ve been looking at our state’s many ties to the games in our series “Colorado Competes.” Today, we talk about how athletes train their minds for competition. TC North, of Boulder, is a sports psychologist who spent twenty years working with top athletes. He told CPR's Andrea Dukakis that whether it’s a boardroom or an Olympic track, the key to success is overcoming fear.

Listen to other stories in our Colorado Competes series.

[Photo: Graeme Pow]