Sailing or cycling, anyone?

He himself admits – and I know it well – that conditions play a huge part. You can be the best in the world – which he is in 2012 – but conditions, wind shifts, sudden changes and even getting blocked at the start is all it takes.


Lizzie Armitstead, Nicole Cooke, Lucy Martin and Emma Pooley.


Yo, Lizzie!

4 Responses to “Sailing or cycling, anyone?”

  1. wiggiatlarge July 29, 2012 at 13:29 Permalink

    Olympics venues are “stuffed to the gunnels” with sports fans, London 2012 chairman Lord Coe has insisted amid a row over empty seats.

    Well that’s alright then.

  2. wiggiatlarge July 29, 2012 at 16:04 Permalink

    Very well done Lizzie, the team rode well and only as admitted by the girl herself slight blip in the sprint finish behind the best woman cyclist of the generation.
    Atrocious conditions and an exciting race all the girls did well.

  3. Rossa July 30, 2012 at 07:56 Permalink

    And another medal in the wet. Becky Adlington gets a bronze in the 400m and may have another medal in the 800m. Good start by the ladies.

    Men’s gymnastic team also well placed even beating China to 3rd place for the final. Ladies also through.

    Ben got 2 good places in his initial races but as you and he says it is over the 10 races but at least the conditions seemed to be good for him. He got all the sunshine while it rained on Lizzie’s parade.

  4. James Higham July 30, 2012 at 20:56 Permalink

    Oh dear – today wasn’t too good.

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