Tag Archive: skiing

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

FebPOWuary

Except it’s raining. Hard. But, (ever the optimist) by the time this post is finished and live, I hope the snow will have returned and I will have skied some nipple deep powder.… 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

Highlights of 2015

With the new year approaching I want to reflect on this last year. As with everyone, I am sure there have been some highlights and sadly, some inevitable low points. Accepting the lows… Continue reading

Japow – week 1

Anyone who follows me on Facebook and Instagram will have been updated with regular snapshots of my experiences, but here is a more detailed account of my antics in Japan so far. Travelling… Continue reading

JaPOW

That’s Japan, but with ‘POW’ at the end. It stands for fresh powdery snow and, for all those who don’t know it, Japan is renowned for having A LOT of snow; 8m 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