My father worked in the Post Office. The sample consisted of students, and while the study was conducted in multiple countries, it because obvious that Americans saw themselves as even better drivers than their Swedish counterparts. But running is unique in that the world' s best racers are on the same course, at the same time, as amateurs, who have as much chance of winning as your average weekend warrior would scoring a touchdown in the NFL. On a scale of one to 10, you probably think you' re a seven. That is why Callaway sells golf clubs and Nike sells running shoes.
While it' s impossible for most people to be above average for a specific quality, people think they are. Marathon running, like golf, is a game for players, not winners. One commercial survey showed that 36% of drivers believed they were an above- average driver while texting or sending emails compared to other drivers; 44% considered themselves average, and 18% below average.
Blue collar guys punching the clock and working long, hard hours. Above average drivers quote. A lot of double shifts. ” ― Dave Barry, Dave Barry Turns Fifty.
And you wouldn' t be alone.