July 18, 2012 in Team Sperry Blog
It was amazing seeing Weymouth brave the really horrible weather and come up out massively to support the Olympic Torch on Thursday.
I have to admit that I ended up watching the whole thing through binoculars from the balcony of our team accommodation at Portland, with the local news on in the background as I’d been on a strict rest day and had spent the afternoon chilling out watching the Tour de France. But after seeing it all unfold in the distance, I actually wish I’d got all my offshore gear on and made the effort to get amongst it all because it looked really impressive.
There were so many people at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy and on the beach and absolutely fair play to them because the weather was awful! I think that just reflects how much excitement has built up around the Torch Relay and the fact that the Olympics are going to be here very soon. Read the rest of this entry →