The Commonwealth Games in 1982 were my first senior international and I was very grateful to be selected. You are never quite sure if the selectors are going to add you or not, but as a 17 year old kid from Liverpool, getting the chance to travel to Brisbane was just … Continue Reading→
The 1982 Commonwealth Games pool was "state of the art" in those days. The building was new and modern, yet very functional. It was something special to see from a distance, however stepping inside the building magnified the importance of the event. A big competition changes a pool, creating … Continue Reading→
The 1982 Commonwealth Games was my first major meet; I was only 18 and being on that stage and winning a gold made me realise that what I was hoping for could be possible so it was quite an important stage in my life.
Looking back at the 100m breaststroke, … Continue Reading→