In new year, athletes wish for the smell of competition

The workplaces of athletes are known to smell of grubby socks and perspiration, chlorine and frustration, and yet they’d never exchange them. As Derek Jeter once drawled: “My office is at Yankee Stadium.”

You can do your accounting at home in your pyjamas, but athletes need to get into arenas and respond to the energy. It’s where they become whole.

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