I became an FAI judge in FS 1990 in Gap. I’ve liked judging since the very first time I tried it.
I sat up a goal to keep improving and to keep judging until it would take me to South Africa for a competition. I tried to live by the rule pay the price for the privilege you want. It’s been worth all the effort and time I’ve spent on judging to be part of the action of a competition and to have so much fun and meet so many nice friends. To judge is a great choice, not a sacrifice.
The reward for hard work is good performance - achievement means doing something better today than you have ever done it before. Something little or something big, but do Something Better.