25-26 Finding Mastery
When Felix Baumgartner panicked as he prepared to leap from a hot-air balloon on the edge of space, it was psychologist Michael Gervais who talked him off the ledge. Whether speaking to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella or ropeless climber Alex Honnold (see page 84), Gervais explores the “common thread” connecting the world’s greatest performers as they “pursue the boundaries of human potential”. Like that? Try Mindset RX’D, a WOD for your mind from Tom Foxley, a PT and Royal Marines reservist despite having a heart condition.