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  • My Olympic Experience

    Thursday 16 August 2012

    The 2012 Olympics were the first time I was directly involved with the Games. I had hoped to compete at the 2000 Games in Sydney and again at the 2004 Games in Athens, but both times I did not make the qualifying standard for my event, the triple jump. As taking part in the Olympics is the be-all and end-all for an athlete, it was really heart breaking to have to watch those on Games on TV.

    This year I got my chance to go to London and it was one of the most exciting experiences of my life. I ...

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