New Zealand men's sprint team compete at the velodrome (Photo: Melissa Davies)
“London feels like a giant Disney park for adults right now. Each Olympic venue takes you on its own emotional rollercoaster – some, not for the faint-hearted.
Lucky for me there's no height restriction to get into these rides. All I need is my accreditation pass, which as a non-rights holder lets me into the media zones but does not allow me to film.
I can take pictures and tweet though, and hopefully I can convey a little of that atmosphere here for you in words. ”