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You can go further than you think

You can go further than you think

In December 2016, my life caved in. Facing new physical and mental health challenges, I felt like I'd lost everything. Except, I still had my bike. I started cycling every day - come rain or shine -...

Sold the house, quit the job at 40

Sold the house, quit the job at 40

After sitting at a desk for 25 years and contributing to a "normal" way of life, my partner and I gave it all up to pursue personal wellness by doing what we want to do. We have been at it for 3...

There’s always a way

There’s always a way

4 years ago my left knee was operated on - MPFL reconstruction. I couldn’t weight bear for a month and had a hinges splint for 3 months. I couldn’t cycle for a year. There are still things I can’t...

Getting into cycling at 42

Getting into cycling at 42

As a child I had a bike and would often be asked to take messages to my father - so I would have to cycle to the other side of the farm, or had to deliver eggs using the basket on the front of my...

Race across the roof of Europe.

Race across the roof of Europe.

The Trans Alp Bike Race claims to be the toughest amateur Mountain Bike stage race in Europe. Six hundred teams, each made up of two riders, set out from Imst in Austria on a seven-day epic that...

Mind and body

Mind and body

No matter your shape or size do not ever let this hold you back or prevent you from trying an outdoor sport/activity. Your only limits will be those imposed by your mind. Never let the negative...

Facing 50 with joy and power

Facing 50 with joy and power

I celebrated my year of turning 50 with a year of training for two massive goals - a 32-mile marathon swim and a 10K swim with a 4-hour time limit. I did both in August 2017. For my marathon swim, I...

Yoga Enhancement to Sport

Yoga Enhancement to Sport

I got talked into going to my first Ashtanga Yoga class by my daughter Lucy. She hadn't passed her driving test, was home from University and she was missing her weekly yoga fix. I am a fit...

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