Category: General

Weblog as Therapy

Lots of posts end up in the general category – it’s often not the best place for them, but if we forget to assign them to a category this is where they’ll be. I guess really ALL posts should go into the general category.

The Start 1

Colwyn Bay Blast – Take 2

I started Surf Skiing last year as a new challenge so that I could take part in Quadrathlons. From there, I soon found myself taking part in the Colwyn Bay Blast, my first ever surf-ski race. I did terribly. My lack of skills, no paddle training and old, uncomfortable kit saw me finish last after...

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Italy Day 1 – Easing Into It

Breakfast You can’t beat a good buffet breakfast and this one at Hotel Gambrinus didn’t disappoint. Muesli, yogurt, toast, croissants and other pastries, a variety of cakes, cold meats and cheese, fruit, juices, cereals and of course coffee. I was quite restrained though and didn’t even try every variety of cake. Bikes After breakfast we...

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The Joys of Spring

It’s only going to be short-lived as the weather is getting colder again soon, but it certainly felt like Spring out there today. There were still some small waves left over so after missing out a little on them over the weekend I started Monday morning with a lovely little surf ski paddle in the waves....

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Riding the North Face Trail 1

Off to The Lakes

It seems silly to drive 200 miles, a drive that takes over 4 hours, just so that I can go surf skiing, mountain biking and running, but that’s what I decided to do this weekend. Some people had organised something of a surf-skiers get together and paddle on Ullswater. I have a camper van and...

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