Category: Wales

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Morning Paddle to Aberdovey

What a gorgeous day yesterday. I couldn’t resist getting out early for a paddle on my surf ski. I started on the seafront across from our house. The conditions were perfect with the early morning sun warming things up and a super calm sea. Just a small swell running. I headed north to Aberdovey and meandered...

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Summer Sailing at Home

After a busy weekend away in North Wales Surf Skiing, Mountain Biking and Running along the Coast Path it was nice to be back at home. The busyness continued of course and summer was being kind to us. Wall to wall sunshine on Monday had me out mowing the lawn and gardening once the indoor...

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Wales Coast Path Run – Rhyl to Mostyn

Coast Path Vital Stats Rhyl to Mostyn Distance: 15.20 miles Elevation Gain Today: 33m Highest Elevation: 14m Time: 2:45:04 Av. Pace: 10:52 mins/mile Av. Heart Rate: 115bpm Max Heart Rate: 146bpm Calories: 1182 Totals to Date Total Distance: 424.03miles Total Time: 79:49:53 Total Elevation Gain: 10892 Total Calories: 39806 Distance to go: 474 miles It’s been quite a...

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Adventures in North Wales

Surf Skiing in Conwy I arranged to meet some fellow surf-skiers in Conwy on Saturday. I thought I could make a weekend of it. Surf Ski somewhere a little different for a change, do some mountain biking and then sleepover in the camper and continue my Coast Path run project on the Sunday. The Facebook...

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Surf Skiing in the Sunshine

It looks as though my plan to get out as often as possible in as wide a range of conditions as possible on my surf ski has worked. Monday was a gorgeous day for some surf skiiing in the sunshine. The sea was a little choppy with a small swell but I felt quite at...

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Aberaeron Seafood Festival

My parents were heading home on Sunday so rathe than do something here we thought we’d drive south with them for a bit so that they had started their journey home and then stop off somewhere for a wander and some lunch. We inadvertently ended up at the Aberaeron Seafood Festival. Aberaeron We decided before...

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Beach Fun

More beach fun after school at Borth. New Flip Flops, New Surf Ski, New Paddles, Super Sunny Beach, Crazy Warm Waters. If only all Tuesdays were like this. A little more practice on my ski. It’s still very wobbly and still difficult to remount. My chest still hurts too though. Maybe a couple of sessions...

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Colwyn Bay Blast

Rather than training for and competing in Triathlons this year I’m out to have some fun. Trying lots of new things, giving stuff a go and seeing if I can improve in some of it. With that in mind and the fact that I’ve been having fun paddling around Borth, Ynyslas and Aberdovey on my...

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Soaring Temperatures on the Beach

It’s certainly been hot here the past couple of days. The temperature from the weather station topped out at 27.7ºC yesterday and today that has been beaten with a temperature of 28.1ºC. What a horrible day for spending some after-school time on the beach! I still have the lurgy though so no playing in the water...

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