The London 2012 Olympic Games is now history. It’s kinda funny. For the last six years, this very Games has always been way into the future. What made us train hard hour after hour either in the boat or at the gym, what made us sacrifice time with family and friends and give up the regular life and what made us spend all the time available making sure we were as prepared as possible July 29th 2012 is now past. Just like that…
Upwind in Weymouth. 17 knots. Photo: Thomas Guttormsen
After one week home in Oslo we headed back to Weymouth for the final training camp before the games. Hopefully we will get 10 efficient days on the water together with our partners. Unfortunately Continue reading
The Olympic harbour
Our last regatta before the Games is now over. In the Skandia Sail for Gold where the entire Olympic fleet were present, we got a 6th place. Not enritely happy, but a good experience to take home and learn from, do the final minor adjustments.
Line up Foto: Vidar Lorentsen
We’ve now been in Weymouth for almost a week, training. Together with GER and POL we’ve had some nice sessions tuning and racing on the Olympic waters. It’s very good to be in a team of three boats with such a close collaboration as we have. Hopefully this will bring us one step closer to the podium in August. Continue reading
Europeans in Sanremo, Italy
In 68 days, the 29th of July, only two days after the Games is officially opened, we have our first day of racing. Time is flying, and we have to spend the last 68 days carefully and smart, a little bit smarter than the others hopefully. The game is on..