2010.10.15 - News Editor
2010 season is over, it has been a good year with some really good results. Finishing of with the Bronze medal in the Worlds was a good thing as it gives me hope for the future.
Vacation in Sydney was great and Martin and me got to see the Opera House, do the Bridgewalk, walking in the Blue Mountains and we spend many hours on different cafes trying out which Cappuccino that is the bestÂ
Coming back home to our sofa in Norway was the best partÂ though…
Since I came back I have had time to think about my life. BeingÂ Emma Johansson theÂ cyclist that everyone knows andÂ being Emma Johansson the girlfriend, friend, sisterÂ and daughter…
One of my strengths as a cyclist is my way of handling pressure. I don’t feel pressure from others since it’s my own goals and the pressure from myself will always be theÂ highest. As a cyclist I’m a egoistic person, I put all my time and a lot of effort into this and I compete to win.
My results gets measured and my work get examined onÂ every race. As a cyclistÂ I put myself in the spotlight so that everyone can see and judge me and sometimes that makes me feel naked…
My reflections after races are done withÂ a wish to stand my exam as the best. Every race gets analyzed andÂ evenÂ after aÂ race I won I will find things that I could haveÂ done better. The hardest criticism I give myself and that’s why I have reached this high level.
Everyone likes to work with a winner when they stand on the podium but to work with them every day is not easy.
I compete to win and I’m not always easy to handle. I sometimes expect the same from people around me and that can seem unfair.
I want to say thanks to all of you that have survived working with me this year. You are all important and a part of it!
Being a good girlfriend, friend, sister and daughter is what I will work on this winter. Starting from tomorrow when my little bro is coming to visit
Name: Emma Karolina Johansson.
Born: 23 Sep 1983, Sollefteå, Sweden.
Team: Wiggle High5
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