Cross tells all about his Olympic success
Last Updated: August 8, 2012 12:10pm
Sporting Chapters - Martin Cross
In the lastest episode of Sporting Chapters, Martin Cross talks about his career, including his arguments with Steve Redgrave, and his book 'Olympic Obsession'.
The former British rower won a bronze medal at the 1980 Moscow Olympics and then took gold, alongside Redgrave, in a four at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics.
Cross' book, 'Olympic Obsession', discusses the highs and lows of his career and his relationship with the Olympics.
Hear more about his thoughts on the key moments of his career by watching the video at the top of the page, in which he talks to Kait Borsay about...
BRONZE IN MOSCOW Cross reveals his first emotions of standing on the podium.
GOLD IN LOS ANGELES He relays how he had no initial desire to win gold in 1984.
CONFLICTS Cross reveals the tension in the 1984 crew and feud with Sir Steve Redgrave.
THE SEARLE BROTHERS He describes how he inspired and mentored the Searle brothers.
RETIREMENT Cross admits he 'never had the bottle' to call it quits.
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