60 minutes | Apr 14, 2021

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).Support the show (http://whoop.com)
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