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On page 206, regarding the tough backcountry hunt, he writes, "We were there to win and nothing else mattered," adding later, "We were trained down to rawhide and sinew, keyed to alertness and ready for any emergency.
However, the manufacturer claimed that they couldn't send me a replacement item as their service "engineers" are not trained down to that level.
Baddeley, who trained down under with Australian star Craig Mottram during the winter, took more than four seconds from his previous best of three minutes 56.