In the following years she continued to perform well, medaling in several competitions.
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The two-time world champion, meanwhile, has been making the most of every minute of training, often pushing vehicles in bobsleigh track car parks to keep her body and mind in tune.
“Before I compete on race day, I really try to visualise everything I am going to do in advance of a workout or competition.
“Right away, I just started crying and went to my room,” Humphries recalled.
“I thought, 'Do I stay here and gain experience from 2006 or do I go home?
However, they rallied and had the fastest times in the third and fourth runs.
In the end, Humphries’s piloting skills prevailed, and she and Moyse managed to win the gold by 0.1 second.
The efforts of Humphries and Moyse to defend their 2010 Olympic gold medal performance were inspired.
The duo struggled on the first two of the four bobsleigh runs, which left them in second place.
On 20-21 February 2010 at the Whistler Sliding Centre, Humphries and Moyse – on board Canada-1 – beat the push-start record and the track record three times in a row during their first three runs.
In doing so the duo became the first Canadian women to clinch an Olympic bobsleigh title, and their country’s first gold medallists in the sport since the ground-breaking success of Peter Kirby, Doug Anakin, John Emery and Vic Emery in the four-man event at Innsbruck 1964.
You need to be able to see it to do it, and being able to be mentally sharp and block out what I don't need is part of that for me.