by Emma Slater
Double Olympic silver medallist Joe Glanfield and London 2012 Olympic silver medallist Luke Patience announced their new partnership campaigning for Rio 2016 in the 470 class at the RYA Dinghy Show.
2013 RYA Dinghy Show- Patience and Glanfield talk new partnership
Joe and Luke cover a whole range of subjects as they interview each other, from who their sailing and sporting heroes are to what they perceive are the strengths and weaknesses of their new paring. Joe also chats about how it feels to be making a return to competitive sailing and the transition back to sailor from coach, while Luke explains how it feels when you cross the finish line knowing you’ve won an Olympic medal.
This interview is the third instalment in a series of nine monthly video interviews filmed at the RYA Dinghy Show 2013 with a new video being issued each month focusing on one of the main stage talks or coaching area sessions with the presenters answering questions relating to their talks.
Other interviews include:
|July||Nick Thompson explains how you can get more from your Laser|
|August||Dinghy cruiser Ralph Roberts talks about the joys of dinghy cruising and things you need to consider when choosing a good cruising dinghy and making preparations for your trip|
|September||The RYA’s Sport Development Manager Jon White and Jayne Morris from Club of the Year finalists’ Salcombe YC, chat about the Club of the Year competition|
|October||Dinghy historian David Henshall takes you through the 50 year history of the Mirror dinghy|
|November||RYA Physio Matt McGovern provides a few quick exercises you can do at home during the winter months to keep you sailing fit|
|December||Duncan Truswell, RYA Youth Development manager, sheds some light on the RYA’s youth and junior racing programmes|
The RYA Dinghy Show 2014 takes place at Alexandra Palace, London over the weekend of 01-02 March. Find out more about the RYA Dinghy Show here.
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