"This is a fascinating read, laced with triumph, tragedy and a series of eye-watering accidents that always seem to befall him on his day off...He never shies away from question, nor from his own faults and foibles. Which is what makes this a compelling read." --Daily Telegraph
"honest and inspirational tale of personal and sporting achievement" --Big Issue in the North
"Searle should be congratulated for giving us an admirably honest, intelligent and heart-wrenching account of what it takes to occupy the elite of sport". --Daily Express
About the Author
Greg Searle won a dramatic Olympic gold medal, aged twenty, with his brother Jonny and their cox Garry Herbert in 1992. In recognition of this achievement Greg became one of the youngest ever recipients of an MBE. He and Jonny took the bronze at Atlanta in the coxless four (1996) and Greg retired from international rowing after the Sydney Olympics in 2000. He is currently a director of Lane4, a company established by former Olympic swimming champion Adrian Moorhouse offering lessons learned in sport to the business community.