GB rower Beccy Muzerie discusses the fear of failure on her journey to creating an Olympic dream
I want to win a medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
That statement probably doesn’t come as much of a surprise considering I am writing this blog as part of the GB Rowing Team, but the reality is that, that sentence is hard to write. It is a bold statement; a big dream. It leaves space for this thing that we are often so afraid of – failure.
I was not a child that dreamt of competing at the Olympics. Sure, we watched the Olympics as a family and joked about what sport we would do (rowing was never my answer), but it was never a serious conversation.(more…)