Beccy Muzerie |

“I learned the hard way that I can be my own barrier to success”

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.

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