Monthly Archives: August 2008

What an anchor!

It’s good to know you’ve got friends. You know how it is – you splash around in the pool, get good at it, enter the Olympics at 15, get six gold medals four years later and then try again for … Continue reading

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Dedication, determination and an oar-some man

Today marks the opening of the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China. The Olympics is always a fantastic exhibition of people at the top of their sport, and by the time the closing ceremony wraps things up on 24th August … Continue reading

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Stretching the truth

Went to see a sports injury specialist today about my knee. Sod’s Law seemed to strike, though, as I realised that today it was better than it had been in ages, and in fact I could feel hardly any pain … Continue reading

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Running the risk: drinks, drugs and gambling

Bloody knee. The thing is still hurting after over two weeks, restricting me to only a few pain-filled short attempts at mileage. Pain, aches, clicks – nothing serious it seems but enough of a niggle to know something’s wrong. Hopefully … Continue reading

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