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Desire to win, love of sport provide motivation

After breaking two world records and being pronounced the fastest ever Ironman triathlete Chrissie Wellington started to think about what was driving her. What was it, you ask? A deep love for the sport, a fiercely competitive spirit and a desire to create a platform for positive change. Oh, and luckily for Wellington, she listened to the voice inside that said never to think "what if."

Updated: January 25, 2011, 10:56 AM ET
By GOTRIbal

Chrissie Wellington is a three-time world Ironman champion and world Ironman record holder, and is the chief ambassador for GOTRIbal's mission to connect and empower women through endurance sports. You can read her invitation and personal story at www.gotribal.com or about her latest news and racing adventures at www.chrissiewellington.org or on Twitter at @chrissiesmiles.

As a child I grew up watching a British television show called "Record Breakers." I remember the presenter astounding ...

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