Category: Wales

Through the Whitewater 1

Swell Leftovers

Yep, only 36 days until we’ll be eating leftovers from Christmas, but the surf gods delivered early this year. After an epic weekend of surf and loads of energy from the forces of nature, things were a little calmer on Monday morning. A much lighter offshore wind and some leftover swell. There was just enough...

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Frosty Ski 0

Earning the Frosty Badge!

Brrrr, that was a chilly frosty one. Minus 4ºC on the Borth & Ynyslas Weather Station when I headed out for a surf ski paddle this morning. The grass was crusty with frost, the sun was just putting in an appearance and wisps of mist were rising from the sea. Tiny waves lapped against the...

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Group Photo on the Cantilever Stone 0

Terrific Tryfan

After failed attempts at the summit of Tryfan, most notably for my birthday in 2015, I finally made it to the top on Saturday. The Last time I attempted Tryfan the weather was the worst I’ve ever seen it in Snowdonia. That’s saying something too as Snowdonia isn’t renowned for it’s sunny climes. It was as...

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Conwy Mountain Challenge 3

Conwy Mountain Challenge – Race Report

The Conwy Mountain Challenge was the second race of what will hopefully be four races in 3 weekends for me. The British Quadrathlon Trophy Series of races were a bit unevenly spaced this year with 3 weekends of races back to back. 2nd Sept – Shrewsbury Quad 9th Sept – Conwy Mountain Challenge 15th Sept...

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Aberystwyth Silver Band 1

Bands, Brunches and Bank Holidays

2 Day Weeks Another weekend has gone and this one was a Bank Holiday Weekend – Although I’d kind of forgotten that as they all seem to roll into one these days. I also work from home on Mondays and Tuesdays every week so Bank Holiday Mondays don’t mean much to me. The weekend was action...

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CX in the Hills 0

Playing at the Weekend

I was all geared up for my first proper down-winder on the surf ski this weekend. The forecast was looking good. There was supposed to be quite a bit of wind. It was supposed to be southerly and there should be some swell with it as well. OK, rain was forecast too, but if the...

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