Samantha Bosco freely admits she can get stuck deep in tunnel vision, to the point of losing perspective.
Her sharp focus was a clear asset at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, as she turned her first Paralympic experience into a double bronze-medal haul in cycling.
But then it was all over. And the unwavering daily dedication toward a singular goal seemed a little hazier. She needed to find the short-term purpose to drive herself, the new dreams to chase with abandon.
Bosco is now recalibrating her life, starting to look toward the Tokyo 2020 Games. In the meantime, she is happy to stay close to home, competing in the 2017 UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships in Los Angeles from March 2-5. Bosco’s tentative competition schedule is the 500, 3,000 and C4/C5 scratch races, and possibly a sprint.
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