Citius Altius Fortius. Faster Higher Stronger.
The Olympic ideal and as close to ‘The Thin Theory’ of sport as you will get. Sport is an arena for the testing out of human possibilities in competition. The very core idea of sport is the improvement of human performance. Which sounds as pure as you can get, however, there is often a harsh trade off between standardisation and performance improvement that justifies all means.
Talk soon. Jason.