Inés would like to share this Spanish TV special about the 2010 US Open with you. She even took the time to type out and then translate the content. This represents a tremendous amount of work and time. Thank you so much!
Ack! So far behind on lint. Sorry, everyone. But I did use Rafa as an inspiration for my walk this morning.
Rafa lends his support to the Special Olympics:
Even better, go see the video on Vimeo where you can download a high-quality version for your archives.
Rafa Nadal… naturalmente – an interview with Rafa that has been translated by genny_ss for us on Facebook.
Meeting Rafa’s mentor – Rick Dacey blogs about the making of the PokerStars promos with Rafa.
Athletes (including Rafa) lending their support to the Special Olympics (
En pista no corro ahora más que Djokovic – part 2 of the as.com interview with Rafa. Inés has posted a translation on Facebook – thanks!
No Panic – an article from the print edition of L ‘Equipe as translated by Moondancer of VamosBrigade.
The rise (and fall and rise again) of the lefty – by Simon Chambers (thetennisspace.com)
Rafael Nadal: ‘I don’t want to keep playing every day with doubts’ – Douglas Perry (The Oregonian)
Rafa speaks out, hilarious Raonic photo
In this PokerStars video, Rafa learns how to bluff:
(I hope this work, the embed isn’t showing for me, but I’m hoping it’s due to filters at work.)
There are a lot of articles floating around thanks to the interviews Rafa did to promote PokerStars. I was going to dig up more, but am not feeling well. So, here’s at least some…
La lesión que tengo no ha retirado a nadie – (mangle or check out the helpful translation from Inés.)
Rafa Nadal: “Non ho paura Tornerò forte come prima” – and the same article in English.
Nadal : «Éduqué pour résister» – (mangle)
Verdasco sympathy for injured
PokerStars gives fans of the tennis legend a chance to compete against him at a unique two-day poker and tennis experience
September 25th 2012 – (London) – Have you ever dreamed of trying your hand against sporting great Rafa Nadal in a series of skill and strategy games? Do you think you’ve got what it takes to beat an elite athlete who simply hates losing? Now’s your chance as PokerStars is giving all fans the opportunity to compete against Rafa Nadal in
While in Madrid to promote PokerStars, Rafa appears to have done an interview about his recovery. Here are two articles with quotes from it:
EXCLUSIVE: King of pain Nadal on his struggle to beat career-threatening injury – by Mike Dickson (Mail Online)
Nadal recuperation on track, will not rush back – by Iain Rogers (Reuters)
Here are a few quotes from Rafa:
“All that is in my mind is to keep working hard to come back. I cannot think about the future because it’s not like
Not much lint and what little there is has been generated by the man himself, but it felt like time for a post…
Nadal Named Spanish Vanity Fair’s ‘Person Of The Year’ – via the ATP
Rafa does social media:
Lourdes Garzón interviews the “Vanity Fair” Personality of the Year and discovers the Nadal factor: a combination of talent, intelligence and perseverance. They talk about success, money, family and how to maintain a private relationship while leading a public life.
A special message from Rafa:
Per a translation helpfully posted on Facebook by…either Inés or genny_ss:
Yesterday night, Rafa was also supposed to receive the Man of the Year “Madrid Award”, but he couldn’t attend the event because he had previously committed to attend the Vanity Fair Awards. So he recorded this message that was shown during
In it, Rafa apologizes because he isn’t attending the Gala and says that he is very thankful for the award and that he loves Madrid because every time he’s come to the city he’s felt like at home.