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And the latest injury is…

There’s always something isn’t there. The latest injury is barely an injury at all, but it’s still preventing me from doing much training. Coming Back from an Achilles Injury I hadn’t been able to run for a couple of month thanks to an achilles injury. Rest was the name of the game for my achilles...

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Dearne Valley Quadrathlon – Results and Photos

The provisional results are out from Dearne Valley Quadrathlon and I’ve spent some time in Excel working out split times, ranks and such like. I’m more than pleased with my times. The win was of course good, but better than that is my time for the kayak section. This time last year I’d be somewhere near...

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Dearne Valley Quadrathlon – Race Report

Eight weeks after injuring my achilles, during which time I missed the first Quadrathlon race of the season, I felt as though it was mended enough to run again. I wasn’t 100% sure how it would cope with a race situation but I was looking forward to the Dearne Valley Quadrathlon so decided to give...

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Summer Continues

The gorgeous summer weather continues here. 25.5ºC yesterday which was plenty hot enough, especially for lawn mowing! 20ºC today was mouch more comfortable and lovely blue skies throughout. The sea is feeling as though summer is here and the garden is growing well. I had a busy day on Monday, starting off the day with a...

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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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Snorkelling Borth Reefs

Another lovely sunny day here as summer continues. Biking and weights first thing then a windy surf ski session into the estuary and back for a little play in the waves. Snorkelling Borth Reefs Lunch in the garden and then into Borth for a snorkel around the reefs with Morgan. There was loads to see out...

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Action Packed Days Continue

Wow, another action packed day and on a Bank Holiday too. Open Water Swim First things first and that was to start the day with an early morning sea swim. Not too early today as it was a bank holiday but I was on the beach at Borth by 6:30am ready for a 7:00am start....

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