Well turns out it's not paradise 24/7 in Rio. It's currently storming outside and for the moment, beach volleyball game out on the beach has been postponed. The blog is hard at work inside, however, and here are a few things to pass the time on your Friday wherever you may be.
We caught up with head coach Keith Tozer and defender Pat Morris after training yesterday. Listen to the podcast here.
Here's a video from the first day of training: