It is generally considered that artists are not likely to lead a healthy way of living. These people will prove you this common conviction to be just a fallacy.
- Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was a professional athlete and participated in more than ten matches for Marylebon Cricket Club. In 1990 at the age of forty-one he managed to win the play against William Gilbert Grace, the most famous cricket player ever. That fact was later mentioned in the poem “A Reminiscence of Cricket”.
Being an amateur boxer Arthur Conan Doyle didn’t reach any significant success on the ring, but his skills helped him in his everyday life. During his practice on a ship he had to be physically strong and have a lot of stamina.