Having bid farewell to a stellar international rowing career Hamish Bonds sets his sights on pastures new. He sits down with Deputy Editor Tom Ransley and speaks freely about the hard path to Olympic success and the insecurities and doubts he lugged along the way.
Singapore’s single sculling superhero Joan Poh shares her story of humble to beginnings, counter-cultural Olympic ambition, and moonlighting as a full-time nurse during a global pandemic. While Olympic Champion Kevin Light reflects on his emotional return to Beijing as a photographer shooting the Winter Olympics for the Canadian Olympic Committee. Lindsay Bergen neé Jennerich writes an heartachingly honest letter to her younger self. And Vincent Gaillard who succeeded Matt Smith as World Rowing’s Executive Director shares his vision for the future.
Rounding out Issue 41 are awe-inspiring images from the Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge 2021, and readers will find out which Olympic flagbearer discovered the true meaning of self-transcendence while on camp in America.