Growth Mentality, Responsibility, Teamwork, and Benefits of Multisport | Duff Gibson

Feb 25, 2019, 05:00 PM

Duff Gibson is a World and Olympic Champion in Skeleton and the founder of Dark Horse Athletic. Duff competed from 1999 to 2006 when he won gold in the Men’s Skeleton Race. This win made Duff the oldest Canadian Winter Games Gold Medalist and the oldest Individual Winter Gold Medalist in the world.

Today, Duff Gibson is a speaker, coach, advocate, and father. With his organization Dark Horse, a kids multi-sport program, Duff aims to develop athleticism and foster an intrinsic love for sport.

Table of Contents: 

0:21 – Guest Intro 

1:01 – Growing up/ personal youth sports experience 

11:23 – Olympics

16:06 – Win with humility, lose with dignity 

28:45 – Respect and accountability 

33:49 – Dark Horse Athletic

38:40 – Growth Mindset 

39:45 – Top 3 characteristics of great coaches 

45:55 - Top 3 issues facing youth sport Early sports specialization 

55:05 – Books/ resources 

1:07:10 – What can coaches do so kids love the game more at the end of the season than they did at the beginning 

1:08:50 - #tip for youth sports coaches to help them shave 5 years off their learning curve

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