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After London Thoughts

Posted by Josh Cassidy in london olympics. 3 comments

16th September

So.. this has been pretty tough. Pretty sad. Pretty amazing. A lot of things.
Right now the Games are done, and it is sort of sinking in. It was an AMAZING experience, in SO many ways.. but I came for… read more



Historic Name Change for Tyne Tunnels, Northeast England

Posted by Josh Cassidy in london olympics. 1 Comment

5th September

Historic Name Change for Tyne Tunnels, Northeast England (until the Tyne Tunnel 2K International Wheelchair Race 2012)
In a major break with tradition, The North East England Tyne Tunnels are being renamed for the first time in their history during… read more



Into the finals…

Posted by Josh Cassidy in london olympics. No Comments

5th September

I’m relaxed. Have been now for a bit and just being in “the now”, whatever that is, giving all I’ve got.
Speed is coming back. Finally. Not where it was a few weeks ago but still, day by day progression,… read more



1500m final Recap – London

Posted by Josh Cassidy in london olympics. 2 comments

4th September

Finished last in the final.. I guess only a second from first but it felt much longer than that!
Not upset.. I’ve definitely let go and accepted where I am at. I was pumped all day but in warm up… read more



Deciding to share

Posted by Josh Cassidy in london olympics. 1 Comment

2nd September

*I haven’t been speaking to media, friends, family, competitors, anyone.  But I’ve decided to share now. Sure it doesn’t matter what people think, I don’t need to excuse. But everyone who supports me deserves to know.  I wrote this the… read more



Tough Decision

Posted by Josh Cassidy in london olympics. 1 Comment

30th August

Last night I made the difficult decision not to attend the Opening Ceremonies… I know many of you were looking out for me. Why you may ask?
Well it definitely would have been amazing. My first experience at the Beijing… read more



Touched Down in London Paralympics 2012 Part 2

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29th August

So.. the burning questions..
How do I think it will go? What am I expecting? I am expecting that I will be giving everything for medals. All of that focus I was talking about was to ensure that I would… read more



Touched Down in London Paralympics 2012 Part 1

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28th August

It has been an absolutely crazy year. I am on a plane, on my flight to London, for the event I’ve been waiting for, training for, working hard for.. the last year.. the last four years… the last 12 years.… read more



MY favourite memory of the 2012 Olympic Games

Posted by Josh Cassidy in in the news, london olympics. No Comments

19th August

I am heartbroken for our boys.. they have been working so hard for so long.. At first it bothered me that our Canadian coverage was focusing more on the Jamaicans.. yes it was a world record, yes incredible.. but what… read more