We did some recording with the BBC the other day for something to be shown later on in the year and one of the questions was geared around how being a professional sportsman can leave you being quite selfish. You have to concentrate on yourself, your own body, your own schedule and other day to day stresses have to be
For anyone wondering why we’re over in the U.S, each year we travel as a family and spend two to three months in Scottsdale (Arizona) so Greg can complete his warm weather training. It’s not really balmy enough to conduct good jumping practise outdoors in Milton Keynes so we up sticks and move our lives to the desert and then
We first took Milo on a train when he was three weeks old. In to London from Milton Keynes in the cold November air; headed off to celebrate Greg’s birthday at Hawksmoor and act like parenthood hadn’t changed us. We’re still being spontaneous! We’re not fussed by longish journeys with a newborn! We’re so tired! At eight weeks old, Milo
I grew up in Dover and I like to know there’s always water somewhere close by. It doesn’t need to be much; a hefty puddle would probably do it most days, but being here in Scottsdale, I was accepting of the fact we’d have to travel pretty far to see any wet stuff being in the desert ‘n’ all that.
Greg obviously travels a lot for work, possibly more than people realise. Each year he has a warm weather training camp (this year was in Arizona) and he ordinarily jets off for 7-9 weeks while I stay at home and Facetime his chops off. This year we decided to go as a team because two months is a terribly long