With 58 days to go, a kayaker who only took up the sport a few years ago is counting down to the Special Olympics and the chance of a gold medal.
40-year-old Steven Dodd from Plymouth is training with his GB teammate, badminton-hopeful Elizabeth Haywood, and the two have become firm friends, as Victoria Davies reports.
Watch our full interview with Kayaking Olympian Ed McKeever. The gold medallist came back to his home town of Bradford-on-Avon in Wiltshire, and his local canoeing club.
Thousands turned out to see him...
There were huge crowds waiting to greet gold medal winner Ed McKeever as he returned to Bradford-on-Avon on Monday.
Ed won Team GB's last gold in the 200 metre sprint kayak.
We joined the well-wishers at the Canoe and Kayak Club in Bradford-on-Avon...
Olympic gold medallist Ed McKeever is returning to his home town of Bradford-on-Avon today [Monday]. The kayaker will pay a visit to the post box that has been painted gold in his honour and visit the canoe club where he learnt to row.