Bobsleigh ~ Rugby ~ Track Cycling
I Wanted a Big Challenge....
Mar 28, 2013
I wanted a big challenge, and I found one!
Last summer, after completing a season of sprint cycling while still recovering from a serious ankle injury I was talking to Bobsleigh Canada about the possibility of returning to bobsleigh on route to the Sochi Winter Olympics (February 2014). But I was having a hard time deciding what I truly wanted to do. Every day I would lean toward a different decision – some days, “yes, of course I want to help the team and represent my country again”, while other days, “I think I’m done. How can you top winning a gold medal on home soil?” That may sound harsh, but for me the pursuit of excellence has always been motivated by the challenge, and not so much by the sport itself. So I needed to, somehow, find a bigger challenge.
Olympic bobsled champion Heather Moyse on comeback trail
The Canadian Press
Dec 10, 2012
Heather Moyse is usually completely focused on her training and performance in the wide variety of sports on her plate. However, injury woes have been a problem over the last two years and now she is in recovery mode yet again.
The 2010 Olympic bobsled champion recently underwent surgery to repair a torn labrum in her right hip. The procedure came about two years after she suffered a serious ankle injury at the Rugby World Cup. MORE...