Monthly Archives: August 2012


Two very different characters. Two very different approaches. One a mild mannered, unassuming team player, the other a brash, complex leader. Both elevated to near mythic status by amazing feats of endurance and achievement. This week has seen one of … Continue reading

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Know your enemy

Here’s a lovely (and obviously topical) picture to start the blog. The Olympic Heptathlon champion needs little introduction I guess but it was something else that struck me. In her moment of triumph she’s not just focussed on herself or … Continue reading

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Through a child’s eyes

Today’s post comes from an unusual source. The child of one of my clients. As a naturally inquisitive 8 year old she wondered who was this person who called Mummy on Skype, and what exactly a “coach” did? We spoke … Continue reading

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The Wiggins Prayer

Our Modfather, who art in sideburns Wiggo be thy name Your gold will come, our cheers be done On road as it was in velodrome Give us your crowd our supporting glory And forgive us our decibels Lead you not … Continue reading

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