For those of you who don’t get our emails, last month I did my mentors series on Warren Strelow. He was our goalie coach for the 1980 team and really challenged me to perform to the best of my ability. He is someone that I have always looked up to and I miss him everyday. His family recently shared this letter with me that I thought I would share. Sometimes people get afraid of asking for help or failing. But failing is not fatal, being afraid to fail is. You need to know that you have people that support you and would do anything in order for you to achieve your dreams. Don’t be intimidated by the impossibility, be motivated by the possibility and BELIEVE in yourself. Text GOLDMEDAL to 22828 to subscribe if you haven’t already!
For those of you who are having trouble reading my handwriting:
“July 9th, 1979
How are things going? I have been thinking about the sports festival and getting really anxious; so I thought I would drop you a line! I hope that pretty soon we will be able to walk together to improve my skills. I am staying in good shape and really looking forward to Colorado Springs. As you know it’s pretty hard to stay in any form of hockey playing shape without playing. Well take care and I hope that soon you will be able to make me a better goalie.
See ya soon,