Triathlete Character Analysis
Topics: Physical exercise, Exercise, High school, Obesity, Nutrition, Muscle / Pages: 3 (539 words) / Published: Oct 18th, 2015

Triathlete: disciplined, strong minded, self centered, persistent, competitive, determined.

Artist: Open minded, nature lover, wanderer, creative, sensitive.

What happens when you combine both? A lion with zebra stripes, nope me, a strong-minded person with a sensible heart. These two contrasting disciplines have shaped my character creating a balance between a competitive mindset of a sportsperson with the receptive side of an artist.

It has been two years since I submerged myself in the world of triathlon: training intensely for hours each day, committed to a rigorous nutrition plan and a limited social nightlife. I am told that I am both crazy and obsessed. However, the more I train the more I realize that it takes obsession to succeed and reach my goals. I am always striving for more and it is exactly that ambition that has let me taste victory. Do you know what I have
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There is also a lot of suffering, crashes of motivation and it is exactly during these periods of time that I draw upon my artistic side. Through art I travel to a different dimension. I pass from a place where time is everything; swimming paces, cycling speeds, running times etc. and on to a place where time is meaningless; it either passes slowly or rapid, and it is diffenct. Sometimes after dinner I decide to sketch, and soon it turns into a painting, and eventually my mother enters to my art studio, suddenly I realize it is 3;00 a.m. and I am still painting. That is the power of art it allows you to wander. It awakens my creative side and challenges me to put in the canvas all those weird, surrealist scenes that cross my mind at night. And due to these random imaginative sparks I’ve always carry a notepad with me sketching objects, writing phrases or anything that inspires me daily which helps me expand my imagination. The canvas has become a diary for me. This passion for art has always kept my mind open to new

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