Upon returning to his job at the bank after a break to train and participate in the 2012 Olympics, Jeremiah Brown, had a silver medal to show workmates. After his first Olympics appearance and managing to earn silver medal in the men’s eight rowing crew, he was understandably happy and genuinely proud.
The gratitude was soon replaced with regret and a feeling of betrayal. After such a heroic performance at the London Olympics, he felt pressure all over himself and undue envy. And without any understanding and consideration from employers, had to get back to his regular career. He