Full team complement
Blog post from Team Meteorologist Libby Greenhalgh
What a lovely sunny Sunday to be greeted with back here in Weymouth (obviously going to slip in something about the weather- it is what I do after all!)
The team has returned after a much deserved and well earned three day rest at our holding camp, to get ready for the Games. Pretty much all the boats are in, measurement will start this week for most, and all classes with supplied kit have acquired, polished and named their new kit for the Olympics.
I would like to thank Nick Dempsey
for naming his board after me (at least that is what I like to think!) check the Build up Gallery
Anyway, it would be remiss of me to not enlighten you a little on some of the things we got up to on the holding camp as I am not sure I have ever laughed and smiled quite as much, and nor have I been out my comfort zone as much as when asked to play Sissy Runaway 'Saloon girl' in a Murder Mystery evening! Those pictures will be marked confidential and I am afraid for those eyes that were there only!
As part of our three days we did some rather novel team building, one activity of which I would have to recommend just for pure comedy value- though obviously we also worked well as a team!!!
Duck herding, thank you Kate Macgregor
- I will have that fiver because yes, they were real ducks!
In fact, they were a variety of ducks and geese- some funny looking grey geese, some white ducks, magpie ducks and some fast little Indian white ducks. Absolutely brilliant. I am sure you can imagine what a bunch of grown ups look like chasing around a variety of birds…..thanks goes to the dogs Ruby and Lynn for making us look good!
Finally we travelled back with team players in place to return to a very 'GB' looking home. The buzz is building, the sun is shining, the wind has disappeared (this is not so ideal at the moment) but let the Games begin!