Sport

10 Brilliant Reasons Why You Should Try Open Water Swimming

I love Open Water Swimming here are my favourite reasons why you show give it a go too. 1. Open Water Swimming is a great workout because you need to move your whole body against the resistance of the water. Swimming is a good all-round activity. It keeps your heart rate up but takes some of…
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Inspirational Series: Ex ICE MAIDENS

Inspirational Series: Ex ICE MAIDENS In this edition of the Inspirational Series I thought it would great to have a look at the ICE MAIDENS, in particular their team leader Major Natalie Taylor.  This inspirational group of women are attempting to become the first all-female team to ski coast-to-coast across Antarctica in November 2017. I have…
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Why I Swim?

Why I Swim? “Swimming is normal for me. I’m relaxed. I’m comfortable, and I know my surroundings. It’s my home” Michael Phelps So why I swim? I always found it easy in the water even as a young boy I liked it I felt safe, I used to dive down just to see how long…
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AFPST

AFPST   The Armed Forces Para-Snowsport Team (AFPST) – formerly the Combined Services Disabled Ski Team (CSDST) – is a charitable organisation, run by military and ex-military volunteers, which uses adaptive alpine skiing, snowboarding and Nordic/biathlon, to enhance the recovery of Wounded, Injured and Sick (WIS) personnel, both serving and veteran. It reintroduces the spirit…
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