Beccy Muzerie |

On the start-line: be still and know

GB rower Beccy Muzerie shares the race routines that enable her to perform her best on the water

What goes through your head in those precious few minutes sitting at the start line? Your warm-up is finished, some brave volunteer is battling to hold your boat perfectly in line and your bow girl is tapping away to keep you straight. You have checked your gate is tight, taken a last sip of water and fist-bumped your crewmates.

You know you have put in the hours all winter on the water, lifted as much weight as your muscles could handle in the gym and exhausted all Spotify playlists to get through the long ergs.

But are you mentally prepared?

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