Category Archive: Training

6 Days to go; roll on Nagano!

Firstly, a massive thank you to everyone who has donated to the Kees Brenninkmeyer Foundation. So far I have raised $688.25 USD. You’re all superstars! You can find a record of all donations… Continue reading

Nagano Marathon – 6 weeks to go!

With a little over 6 weeks to go I have just…sprained my ankle. Whilst skiing in some slightly bumpy off piste terrain, I hit a ledge that I couldn’t see, my ski released… Continue reading

Help the wounded Alpine Professionals

If you are a regular reader of this blog, you’ll know that I lived with a lovely lady this summer called Kim Richardson in Le Châble, Switzerland. Kim is a level 3 ISIA… Continue reading

Japanuary

What a start to 2016! *Warning this is quite a long post, but I can barely Skype my parents on a weekly basis, let alone blog more frequently… Nagano Marathon & Training On… Continue reading

Pre-Season Ski Training

This autumn has been stunning out in the Alps. After a hot and dry summer, the colours have been breathtaking. Combined with endless days of clear blue skies, glorious sunshine and warm temperatures… Continue reading

Balance Your Body

Eternal Glory is a series aired on iTV on a Tuesday night. Next week, Tuesday 3rd November, are the semi-finals. Eight retired professional athletes have been sent to Croatia where their sporting skills… Continue reading

Skiing : ‘it’s like riding a bike’

“It’s like riding a bike.” Not for me, with all my crashes, blown up wheels, squeals of fear and countless scars ingrained into my skin forever, skiing comes far more naturally to me,… Continue reading

My Top Tips for Triathlon

Yesterday I completed my first Olympic distance triathlon in Yverdon. Two weeks ago I attempted the Lausanne triathlon and it ended up like this: “Get back on your bike as soon as possible”.… Continue reading

Joint Hypermobility Syndrome

After recently spraining my ankle for the umpteenth time I thought I’d explore the symptoms and causes of Joint Hypermobility Syndrome and how to treat it. After browsing on the Internet, the NHS… Continue reading

Verbier: Summer 2015

“In the summer time, when the weather is fine…” Yeah, almost too fine: I don’t think I have stopped sweating for about two weeks now, if not more. After the summer of awful… Continue reading