Rowing Among Bomb Blasts

How would it be to train for the 2012 Olympic rowing event in London with gunshots and bombs blasting close by? This is what the Iraqi rowers Haider Rashid and Hamza Hussein are experience almost daily during their training sessions in their double sculls, Andrew North of the BBC writes from Baghdad the other day. Click here to read the article and watch the video.

(Thank you, Wendy, for the link!)

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