John John Florence, two-time world champion surfer, shares how mindset prepares him for elite performance
John John Florence, two-time world champion surfer, joins the WHOOP Podcast for a discussion on mindfulness, visualization, and the mental skills needed to be successful in sports and in life. He explains how his mindset helped him recover from a torn ACL in 5 months in order to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics. John John also discusses how the best surfers in the world inspired him (5:20 ), the mental side of surfing (7:57 ), controlling the controllables (10:09 ), mindfulness in sports and life (15:50 ), overcoming his ACL injury (22:31 ), qualifying for the Olympics (25:55 ), surfing strain on WHOOP (29:12 ), understanding HRV (32:15 ), managing red recoveries (44:25 ), sleep need (50:34 ), and where he finds inspiration (55:04 ).
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