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Editor's Viewpoint: Willpower triumphs

Talking of sacrifice, read our feature today on Coleraine rower Alan Campbell. Here is a man who was not noticeably gifted in the sporting field as a schoolboy, but who worked ferociously hard to make himself a world-class competitor.

How many of us would have that drive, that ambition, that focus on being the best?

Very few, which explains why there are so many people watching the heroics of the Olympic athletes, and relatively few who reach that level, never mind gain a place on the podium like Alan.

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