WITH 100 days to go to the Olympic opening ceremony, the dream of a lifetime is crystalising towards reality for some.
But others have already awoken to their worst nightmare: the knowledge that all that sacrifice, investment, and aspiration have been in vain.
David Florence, who won C1 (canoe slalom) silver in Beijing, has earned the right to challenge for two golds this time. He was one of five paddlers nominated to the BOA after the slalom trials concluded last weekend on the Olympic course at Lee Valley. The 29-year-old Florence will also team up with Richard Hounslow in the C2.
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