QUOTES & SHOW NOTES
[1.10] Richie gives us a bit of background into his early days as a surfer and how he got into MMA.
[5.05] Richie speaks about fear and his approach to it.
[8.45] “Failures are just learning curves” Richie discusses failures and overcoming them. How hard it was to deal with them at the time but what he has learnt since.
[12.40] Richie is hoping to get back in the cage this year and he speaks about how his current training is going and the importance of recovery for longevity.
[19.05] “Where your head's at, your body is going to follow” He reflects back on advice he should have taken earlier in his career and that it is 90% mental and 10% physical.
[21.50] Richie discusses the traits he feels are most important to be a world class sports person.
[23.20] There were times when Richie was tired, didn’t want to go to the gym and had to cut weight. He discusses how he got through these times.
[25.50] He looks back over the lessons he learnt over both his surfing and fighting career and any advice he would give to anyone looking to pursue a career in either sport.
[28.30] Richie talks about his competitive nature and that he’s always had an “what he can do I can do” attitude and that it was also his speaking before his thinking that made him do things.
[30.10] Richie never in his wildest dreams thought he would release a book. He talks about both his reaction to the offer and his friends reaction and how it happened.
[32.20] Richie has a lot on his plate and he talks about how his focus changes and shifts as things change and opportunities present themselves.