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Imagine a moment where breath, focus, movement, and being are so exquisitely
synchronized there is no need for thought. The quintessence of true power and
incomparable beauty are held in that glimmering instant, which paradoxically contains all
the unfolding time required for each split-second decision, every perfect turn and move.
An athlete performs, a driver surges to the front of the pack, an artist creates—and the
mundane, complex world disappears. Nothing exists but the pure intensely of this
shimmering moment outside of time. Then the spell is broken: The flag goes down and
spectators resume their chatter; the artist rinses his brushes and puts them away. But
the ephemeral, unforgettable glimpse of brilliance remains. We caught its shine. We felt
its magic. We were momentarily part of its magnificent flow.