I DID IT!!!
So I guess you can say I'm a little bit happy about this... The lessons I have learned from all of the races where it didn't quite come off for me have all proved valuable today! This is huge testement to the work I've been doing with discipline and refocussing and I'm absolutely buzzing about it! Not just the result but the way in which I went about it I am so proud of! I enjoyed every minute of the trip in Brazil, my paddling, the team environment, and the experience of being in a jungle! I kept my composure all the way through the race, winning qualification and also the important run in the final! Wow! Such a privilege to stand up on that top step and hear 'God Save The Queen'.
Now I'm hungry for more! Time to assess what went well this weekend and where I can make some gains going forward. Buzzing!