Trained to succed

“It might seem surprising,” said Joel Rewa-Morgan, the Ericsson physiotherapist. “But they wanted to get straight back into it.”

His words seemed inconceivable. It’s been barely four days since the Ericsson twins reached Rio de Janeiro at the front of the pack, the two quickest teams in a leg that measured 12,300 miles and lasted nearly seven weeks. But extended rest has not been the top priority.