A day in the life of Ben Lynch, the ISA's Laser 4.7 coach. Ok so perhaps it was longer than a day but this is what he was busy doing behind the scenes this summer getting our rigs from Budapest to Santander.
2,400…the number of km driven (at least 80% uphill towards the coast)
1,374…the number of caffeine fuelled conversations I found myself having…with myself
36…the number of times I slid across the passenger seat to pay the tolls
2…the number of Polish hitch hikers I picked up
12…about the number of words they said between them before both going asleep for the next two hours
6...the number of gears I wished the van had
3...the number of gears the van FELT like it had (80% uphill after all)
2...the number of times I had to stop to pick melted tarmac out of the tires before it clogged the mudguard (it was hot!)
4.5...the amount of Spanish words I know
2...the number of Spanish words I needed to know (internet & cafe) to get my Ryanair tickets printed. Taxi man still didn't understand and brought me to a second McDonald's!
10,600...the number of km’s I have now driven abroad for the ISA Performance squads this year alone