|What was the best moment in your career as a sculler?
||Winning the silver at Sydney in the W4x.|
|What did you do on the evening after your Olympic final?
||Media media for 11 hours then a very late meal at the supporters hotel.|
|What did you miss most during your last months of hard training?
||Doing dangerous things, risking life and limb.|
|Describe briefly how you enjoyed life in the months after your win.
||Missing meals, being dehydrated and not training.|
|How where you received back in Britain after the Olympics, and did your life change because of fame?
||My dad met me at the airport, and sorry I haven't changed.|
|What is your biggest motivation to continue after your silver medal?
||Haven't got over the thrill of the silver yet. Ask me in six months time when I have come back down from cloud nine.|
|Can you describe who is your toughest opposition in the HTWSC?
||The toughest opposition is my brain; I can only go as fast as my brain will let me. As for competitors, they're all worlds class. No-one will make a mistake.|
|And what is your assessment of the other athletes?
||Respect for their achievements and skill. Hot, Hot and Hot.|
|Have you got any other dreams of what you would like to achieve in life?
||Finding the right man, climbing the biggest mountain and fording the widest river. Life's a challenge; each day brings another obstacle.|
|What is the best moment ever in a boat?
||The effortless sensation of moving away from another boat during a race.|
|And the worst?
||Letting yourself down.|
|Have you ever fallen in?
||Loads of times - it's all part of the learning curve.|
|Most embarrassing moment?
||Getting stuck on a barge in Battersea and having to get the river police to pull me off.|
|Who do you admire most in rowing?
|And outside rowing?
|Any famous or poetic quotes by yourself (or others)?
||"If it is to be, it's up to me".|