“We saw tonight how he chilled he was between his four races in the semi-final
and final and bear in mind that could have been six races if it had gone to
best of three. Being able to switch off just like that is a fantastic
quality and Jason can do it both in competition and life.”
Dyer added: “You have to go back to our week winter training camp in Perth
last November and December, that’s when Jason switched on and got very
“I have never seen him train so hard and focus so relentlessly. Firstly the
Olympics were on the horizon and second, on order to get an individual ride,
he needed to earn selection over Sir Chris Hoy which is as difficult a task
as you can ever imagine.
“Such a challenge would crush man but it brought out the best in Jason. We
started to see that at the world championships in April when he lost to
Grégory Baugé in the final and he has improved dramatically since then, so
much so that the decision was finally made to select him above Chris for the
sprint, purely on what we were seeing and the data we had in front of us.
“That selection was massive for Jason. His confidence grew, suddenly it was
like he had another leg and he has been unstoppable since then.”
If Baugé is still wondering the secret of Kenny’s success, last night he
got the answer loud and clear.
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