Welp, that’s a wrap folks. Ending my season injured just like it began. Tore my quad last night running to first base playing softball after touring all day on #vailpass getting face shots. Better than a broken back so I suppose I’ll heal up sooner than later. Can’t believe it’s still nuking outside. Hope everyone keeps shredding the gnar for me. What a great season! ✌️out ya filthy animals. 📷 @bryanfino13
Where have you been going all this time? What are you searching for and where is it leading you? The simple answer is nowhere.
A destination by definition is somewhere other than where you are right now. But, where you are, now, is all there is. The only thing in your now which can be changed is your perception of it.
Are you striving to be somewhere else? Wandering, searching, longing for a destination that seems to always remain elusively out of reach?
So long as you believe there is a destination beyond the present moment, where you are NOW will always be nowhere. It will never be enough.
There is nowhere for you to go beyond where you are right now, no moment more perfect than the present one. It is the sum totality of every moment, each experience, which preceded it. Enjoy it before it’s gone. #liveforthemoment
I started playing hockey late. To be precise in my early 20s in 2011, because I was addicted watching the #nhl and support our local team @loewenfrankfurt.
These pictures are from 2011.
I really sucked playing the game these times and hey...I still do sometimes. But hockey is a tough thing to learn & nobody should be ashamed of not getting the opportunity to learn hockey basics as a kid. Its not even my fault, its my parents fault not to anticipate my talent, right? 😋
Nevertheless season after season went by and I was getting a little bit better.
The skating, hands, shooting.
Last season, in some rare, but beautiful moments I really started feelin‘ it. This flow of motion: Head up, sticks, skates, some speed, people running by, going through and finally...shooting the goalies belly. Y‘all know what I mean 🤩 (some won‘t 😜 ). This year I‘ve really started playing hockey. After all this time it actually looks like hockey and it feels how it should feel like. It‘s just addicting.
And I want more of it. I mean... I‘m just 31 years old and besides I have to work as an architect for living, but who cares. I still can become a better hockey player.
Last year my son was born and one day he should be proud of his future-hockey-dad.
So I decided to become the best hockey player that I still can possibly become. I will train as hard and as accurate as a pro player would do. I will also care about proper nutrition & do without alcohol. (Rock am Ring festival in june will be fun anyhow 😅 )
And if you’re asking yourself right now: Why is he doing this and why the hell does he tell me?
Because I want & like to. And even if its a bit immature and theres probably more important things to do for a guy in my age...screw this. I'll do it, because it makes me happy.
Besides it will be good for my overall health, I hope 😉
At least I will mention that I am not that classic "I-share-my-whole-life-with-the-world" type of dude. I am hoping to get some additional motivation from that insta-thing. Even if nobody cares and I‘m motivated anyhow. Its cool to have some kind of public documentation on this. Maybe harder to quit. First of all I’ll do it for me.