I’ve been asked so many times about the Olympic regatta since the 4th August and it has been an absolute joy to recall.
The very last part of the story starts from when we got beaten in the semi-final and final (June 16 and 17) in Munich at the World Rowing Cup III. We knew the Australians were good. Their Drew Ginn is one of the most decorated rowers in history and in my opinion, one of the all-time greats in our sport. He surrounded himself with some strong, talented guys and it’s not surprising that we had close races with them on each of the five occasions our crews have lined up alongside each other.
I came away from Munich disappointed that we’d been beaten (I hate being beaten even more than I love winning), but quietly confident as I knew … Read More »
Ladies and gents, I can’t believe I am on the other side of that enormous wall. I have so much to say, stories to tell and feelings to express. Enough content to cover a good few blogs, but let’s just do one at a time. It’s only forty-eight hours and I finally have 30 seconds to get a piece down for my website.
I’ll keep this short as there are places to go and people to meet in this big old world that I’ve been missing out on for the last four years. I want to say the thank you that I couldn’t quite articulate in my post race BBC interview. At the time, my brain was still struggling to pay off a daunting oxygen debt.
Thank you to the British public and our extended supporters. Anyone who has bought a National … Read More »