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Searle ready for next step on comeback trail

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Martin Gough | 07:32 UK time, Monday, 17 May 2010

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Things have moved on for Greg Searle since we caught up with him in the snow in Marlow just before Christmas.

Back then he was training on his own, hoping to prove that he had what it takes to make a comeback to the Great Britain squad at the age of 38, with his real aim to compete in his fourth Olympic Games in 2012, when he will be 40.

Since then he has shown his mettle in two sets of official trials, has given up work to train full-time and has been travelling on training camps with athletes marked as probables for the 2010 season.

And on Tuesday he will find out whether he has achieved his first aim, making the squad for the season's three World Cup regattas, with the first in Bled, Slovenia on the last weekend in May.

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