With the Olympics ending I was getting a little depressed. These past two weeks watching these inspiring athletes performing magnificent feats at their maximum potential certainly has had a positive effect on my performance as a programmer. Fortunately I happened to stumble upon Joel Runyan's blog and this particular post. Thought I'd share it for those looking for new inspiration post-Olympics.
*EDIT* Be sure not to miss the follow up to the story. It has a few great points too.