I hope that this is the answer! "A last chance to check everything. Water bottles
are jettisoned onto the bank, rigger nuts squeezed to check they won't rattle [I have a small spanner in case there's a problem]. The mind goes crazy..."
That, verbatim, is how Pinsent describes the prelude to the Sydney Olympic final which, of course, the GB crew won and he won his fourth gold medal; Redgrave won his fifth.