Posted on June 10 2016
With leadership comes responsibility. Some dodge it, but Stephen King embraces it. He has thrived with a unique opportunity to teach people both mentally and physically.
Not only does he set an example through his Powerlifting and Strongman Competition Training, he also focuses on Resiliency Training, teaching others that thoughts are controllable. Stephen's driving force is helping others and he does just that on a daily basis.
One of his favorite quotes from Thucydides seems fitting when describing Stephen. "Be convinced that to be happy means to be free and that to be free means to be brave. Therefore do not take lightly the perils of war."
I cannot think of anyone more deserving than Stephen and am humbled to honor him as the Rivalry Athlete of the Week.