Summer 2012. A group of athletes from an area of sport previously only followed by die-hards and sporting hipsters burst into the nation’s consciousness with their greatest ever performance, win the love of us all, and set up a legacy of sport which will surely change the way we think about British sporting identity forever. 476 more words
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The new Olympic logo has been revealed and seems to be carrying on the tradition of being slightly confusing. Unveiled this week for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics created by Japanese designer Kenjiro Sato and organisers said the logo “reflects the vibrant nature of the city and the welcoming spirit of its citizens”. 231 more words
One thing I’ve realised I do when I’m running is to constantly worry about what’s to come. Rather than running in the moment, focusing on breathing and taking one step at a time, I’m thinking about how far I still have to go, and the hills and tiredness ahead. 829 more words
The past few weeks have been somewhat hectic to say the least, not just with the daily grind of work and family life, although I am currently glad it’s the holidays, but it’s also been a busy few weeks trying to sort out some of my images for LEGO to use for a campaign they are running this summer on their websites. 234 more words
"Life's horrible, it's really tough sometimes, you get a kick in the teeth, just when you think you've made it" Mark Sampson, 2015
7 sessions, 18 hours of training in 4 days over the past seven days.
Consider that week one of preseason complete. Its been tough, mentally and physically. 789 more words