Bode Miller Quotes

21 Bode Miller quotes:

"We expected him to be back in super-G and downhill, because it suits his ability a little more now."
"But there was no question in my mind that I was gonna still go for it. I was still going for the win. I wasn't skiing for second or third place today, and in the end I think that's probably what got me there."
"I always do the contrary of what my coaches tell me."
"My goal is the same as every year - to not hurt myself."
"That feeling is the same whether you're on either side of the hundredths. Obviously, it's great to win the world championship, but if you put down that kind of skiing, it's awesome either way."
"It's not quite as important who you beat as that you end up on top."
"When you back off, it's easier to do mistakes. For me it's better to ski fast."
"We've got a lot of momentum, a lot of confidence we're doing the right stuff because the athletes are showing it, especially in the big championships."
"People in the U.S. will watch anything if it's put in front of their face over and over again. I like to see what's possible, more than anything."
"Once the season starts for me, there isn't a change in my focus, just a change in my tactics and strategies."
"In some ways, that's the story of my season - when I wasn't making big mistakes, I was winning races and being on the podium. And when I made mistakes I was still fourth or fifth, just off the podium."
"Fame is almost a poison. I couldn't care less, in fact I lived better when I was a nobody. Sport is born clean and it would stay that way if it was the athletes who ran it for the pleasure of taking part. But then the fans and the media intervene and finish up by corrupting it with the pressure that they exercise."
Author: Miller Quotes Category: Fame Quotes
"I feel it's super hypocritical for a drug to be legal for you to buy, but not for an athlete to buy. You have to look at the result and ask would [drugs] help guys not to injure themselves and beat themselves up as bad so that they would have a more positive, enjoyable life at the end of their lifetime."
Author: Miller Quotes Category: Athletics Quotes
"In no way was I trying to incriminate him (Armstrong) or accuse him in any way of cheating. The interview was pretty warped and pretty compressed to make it sound that way."
Author: Miller Quotes Category: Cheating Quotes
"The days where you crash, you ... get your drink, get your clothes, cruise to the lodge, take your boots off, have some food, go home, take a nice shower, hang out with your buddies, read your book."
Author: Miller Quotes Category: Clothes Quotes
"Whether somebody wants me to get five gold medals or whatever it is, I feel like they are all other peoples concerns and issues, not really mine."
Author: Miller Quotes Category: Gold Quotes
"If things went well, I could be sitting on four medals, maybe all of them gold."
Author: Miller Quotes Category: Gold Quotes
"The last few days there's been a huge improvement,"
Author: Miller Quotes Category: Improvement Quotes
"When I ski a downhill race, I feel more like an astronaut than an athlete. One wrong move, and I'm toast."
Author: Miller Quotes Category: Race Quotes
"If the snow was like this I would race all the time. It's not tiring when you ski like that, when the snow is that way, but I'm ready for some golf and rest, too."
Author: Miller Quotes Category: Race Quotes

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