Athletics Canada

If they're the future, we'll be okay

This short film was televised to 7.2 million people during the 2016 Paralympics to inspire and recruit the next generation of Canadian para-athletes.

People with “growth mindset” interpret their failures as proof that they need to work harder. People with a “fixed mindset” attribute their failures to not being smart/fast/good enough, fixed qualities that can’t change. Research shows that people can be shifted to a growth mindset relatively easily, by being exposed to messaging that demonstrates how the growth mindset operates.