BBC Sport - Heather Stanning: Managing army life & Olympic ambitions
Heather Stanning on life in the army
- From the section Get Inspired
Olympic rowing champion Heather Stanning explains to Matthew Pinsent how she balanced life serving with the army in Afghanistan with her Olympic ambitions.
The 28-year-old, who won gold in the women's coxless pairs at London 2012, has just returned from six months in Helmand Province as she continues her preparations for the 2016 Rio Games.