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Post Options Post Options   Quote Sam.Spoons Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 06 Jun 17 at 6:43pm
Originally posted by JimC

Originally posted by Sam S

Love that quote: "You haven't won the race, if in winning the race you have lost the respect of your competitors."

Its *very* widely misused though.

Not in this context though (IMHO)

The great Elvstrom was by no means averse to sportsmanlike gamesmanship and making use of the rules to the limit.

But he was also renowned for scrupulous honesty on the racecourse which, really, is my point.
 

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Originally posted by Sam.Spoons


Originally posted by JimC

Originally posted by Sam S

Love that quote: "You haven't won the race, if in winning the race you have lost the respect of your competitors."

Its *very* widely misused though.
Not in this context though (IMHO)
The great Elvstrom was by no means averse to sportsmanlike gamesmanship and making use of the rules to the limit.
But he was also renowned for scrupulous honesty on the racecourse which, really, is my point. 


I think there's a massive difference between using the agreed rules (under which youve implicitly agreed to compete) and, say, claiming a british knight of the realm has hit a mark when he hasn't...



Edited by ColH - 06 Jun 17 at 7:03pm
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