Standing to the right of Kim Crow and Mirka Knapkova on the podium in Korea was sufficiently satisfying - two of the sport's giants. Mirka, last year's Olympic Champion took the bronze medal, while I finished second behind this... more
Korea has surpassed all expectations so far. Perhaps that’s because I left not knowing what to expect. My previous perceptions of Asia have been shaped by my experiences in China, Vietnam and Thailand. I came prepared for smog... more
Since hitting the tarmac at Heathrow two weeks ago, I feel like I have been non-stop. Today marks the halfway point of this year’s European stint. Two regattas down and two to go. Two promising results, lessons learnt, and gain... more
It is a seriously daunting task thinking about something that is four years away. It is all too easy to dwell on the past, a moment that is foremost in your thoughts. The challenge is to look forward, learn and live. That has... more
A month ago I wished I had a crystal ball. Now that I know the future, I wish I had a time machine. Once again I have been reminded of the brutality of sport and the Olympic Games. Four years ago it was the dismay of not making... more
Ladies and Gentlemen, I am pleased to announce that we are in the final countdown - the single digits. There are only 8 days to go until the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics.
Now that I can finally count the number... more