Recently By Josh Cassidy

Happy with the bronze, but what if...

That's it. It's over.

I'm writing now from the airport in Delhi, on my way home already. This is the first moment in six hours that I've had a chance to reflect since my race and actually look at my bronze medal from the men's 1500-metre wheelchair race.

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Soft Delhi track raises challenges

Despite some recent obstacles, I feel ready for my 1500-metre race in Delhi.

The only wild card is the track surface. I think everyone was expecting it to be fast, but it's actually one of the softest and slowest tracks I have ever been on.

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(Mis)adventures in Berlin

The power of attraction is something I strongly believe in. If you focus on something enough, it will come to you - whether it's a positive or a negative thing.

Unfortunately, my recent trip to Germany for the Berlin Marathon was full of little disasters.

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Finding balance between my two passions

I mentioned in my last entry that I had created some promotional artwork for an upcoming race. Illustration is my other equal passion alongside athletics.

Free time is hard to come by, but when I get some I like to spend it creating art. I have equally high ambitions in that field.


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At home in front of thousands of people

As a kid, I think I imagined competing in big events so many times that, when I'm actually there, it doesn't feel as strange as it should. Instead, I just feel a rush of adrenaline and a drive to succeed. I'm right at home in a stadium filled with thousands of people.

I've been training hard to make the Commonwealth Games successful, and I'm aiming for nothing less than the top. I'll be extremely disappointed with anything less than a podium finish in Delhi.

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