“I got caught out on a bump after the jump at a fast right corner. I’m a lucky boy. That’s certainly one way to finish a rally and I didn’t need that.” - Kris Meeke counts his blessings after he held on to defeat #wrc champion Sébastien Ogier in the Guanajuato Rally Mexico.
“I just wanted to land that perfect. I did it the other day and knew it was in there. I wasn’t really thinking about pressure.” - Mark McMorris takes home his seventh Winter X Games gold with Snowboard Big Air victory in Norway.
“I just knew that no matter what hill I’m skiing on, I have to attack like crazy. All these girls are going for wins, and I’m so happy with how that went today.” - Mikaela Shiffrin revels in her giant slalom win at Squaw Valley, which moves her nearer the FIS World Cup overall title.
"What a great feeling to end pre-season testing with such a good day! I’m very happy with the lap time and with the number of laps completed – managing to cover a full run plan was exactly what we needed before going to Melbourne!” - Carlos Sainz can’t contain his delight after finishing up Barcelona testing on a high ahead of the Australian GP on March 26.
“The final result isn’t what we would have wanted, but the experience here in Muscat was valuable – we were able to sail together in a variety of conditions and had strong performances right from our first races.” - Roman Hagaratakes the positives from Red Bull Sailing Team’s mixed first #event in the 2017 #extremesailingseries.
“They would give anything to win a World Cup for Argentina and I realise that they really have this under their skin and their heart. It was just good to hear that." - Rio gold medallist Santiago Lange reveals what was said on his visit to see compatriots Lionel Messi and Javier Mascherano in Barcelona.
“I hear from young girls – and boys – telling me how my experience motivates them to pursue their passion. In exchange, they inspire me to be even better.” - Red Bull Air Race pilot Mélanie Astles of France talks about breaking through barriers for International Women’s Day.
“Women’s ski jumping is definitely growing. There are a lot more competitors and countries involved in the sport than eight years ago.” - Sarah Hendrickson undergoes the final flight on the famed Nansen Ski Jump in New Hampshire ahead of her quest to compete in South Korea next year.
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