A year on from the 2012 Olympics, a return to London and a return of the nerves, but for very different reasons
A year on from the Olympics, Team GB athlete Peter Bakare returns to London to attend a Garden Party at Buckingham Palace…
I’m hyped, I’m excited and I’m in my Team GB gear. The national anthem is being played and I have my team mates around me, what more can you expect from normal game day [...]
My first Olympic Games experience, what can I say? I’ll start at the beginning, with the athlete’s village – it was a different world.
I’ve made it! I’ve officially been selected to represent Team GB in Volleyball at the London 2012 Olympic Games and I am ecstatic.
When they made that first cut, they took four of us into a room, including myself, and went through each of our strengths and weaknesses before saying goodbye to just two.
At the end of the month the GB volleyball summer squad will be announced and at the moment it’s all I am thinking about. I love the anticipation of it all but I just can’t stand the waiting! 18 of us will be selected to train together as a national team [...]
When you’re playing sport you’re in your own zone and totally focused, so you don’t pay much attention to the audience, but when you’re performing comedy, you have to interact with the crowd and win them over which is never easy!
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