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It has been three weeks since I've been here in Philadelphia. I love it here. The people are nice, I'm training with a good bunch of rowers at Vesper Boat Club and Philly is beautiful- and cold. I'm still getting used to the chilly weather...

So, of all the photos with the Olympics rings and anything Olympic-related that I have, I have decided to use this lift selfie that was taken in the Olympics Village for today's post. Because...

I am currently in New York now. 3.5hrs North of New York City, 3hrs South of Montreal, Canada to be exact. Nowhere new NYC, nowhere near the concrete jungles where dreams are made of, where there’s nothing you can’t do. HAHA. I’m here at Saratoga...

This Singapore Athletics wildcard selection thing is quite exciting isn’t it?Let’s look at it from a rower’s point of view.Considering that since I qualified for Rio, apart from the incessant Olympic posts that I put on social media relieving my utter happiness on the news,...

Dear AisyahI am sorry to hear that you lost your race today. That’s what makes racing in Henley cut-throat, brutal and pissing honest- it divides a winner from a loser. These is no second chances and you cannot afford to screw up and redeem yourself...

I have been wondering why I've been extra tired lately then I realised that I've actually been to 4 different cities in a span of a week and knowing that my body is horrible at acclimatizing, it is no wonder my body feels a bit...

It has been a week since Korea happened. I am still over the moon about the achievement I’ve made in Korea. It hasn’t sunk in me yet that I have actually qualified to be in the Olympics. Even saying it out aloud makes my heart...

It began at the start of this week. We had a late morning training session out in Penrith and another one at noon. They weren't really hard sessions, just long and grinding and mentally painful because the second row was a 20km paddle around the...

I don't know where to even begin.I raced at the Interstate Regatta yesterday, representing NSW. The women's team had some crew changes and so they needed someone to row in the Women's Single Scull and I was chosen. Initially I was reluctant to do it...