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Dearne Valley Quadrathlon 2019 – Race Report

The 2019 Quadrathlon season is now well and truly underway. This weekend it was off to Rotherham and the Manvers Waterfront Boat Club for the Dearne Valley Quadrathlon. As usual I headed off early on Saturday morning so that I could have the weekend there. I was hoping to have an easy ride around the...

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OVO Energy Women’s TOur

I had a slightly different day at work on Friday. Rather than the usual day in the office and labs at the University it was off to Builth Wells for a schools outreach day at the OVO Energy Women’s Tour. It did mean that Marco and I had an early start and a drive through...

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Summer for a Day

The weather wasn’t great last week. There was quite a bit of rain most days as far as I remember and it was chilly too. The sun did come out now and then so I managed a windsurf in the sunshine on Saturday afternoon despite the fact that the morning was pretty wet. Riding in...

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Windsurfing to Borth

A lovely days windsurfing was had on Saturday afternoon. I waited until he sun came out and that was the right choice. Ended up nicely powered with a 5m sail and big 104 ltr board for some flat out blasts up and down the beach, I even sailed all the way down to Borth at...

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Colwyn Bay Blast

The third year in a row for me and the 5th Colwyn Bay Blast and it was bigger and better than ever. With 70 paddlers it was the biggest field yet. It was also a Team GB selection race so many of the newcomers were very fast looking indeed having travelled up from Surf Life-saving...

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Brigg Bomber Quadrathlon World Championships

This was the big race in many peoples Quadrathlon Calendar. It wasn’t just a World Cup race, but the actual World Championships so the field was stacked and many of the top Quadrathletes were there and fighting fit. It would be fast up at the pointy end! I wouldn’t be troubling that end of the...

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Quad Camp Day 7 – Snowdon’s South Ridge

Things were winding down for the Quadrathlon Camp by now. Most people had headed home yesterday so I was doing my own thing. The campsite was horribly busy now as well. I suppose it was the weekend and we had just had a week of glorious weather. My early morning trip to the toilet and...

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