71 Degrees North

I have been watching 71 degrees North, the ITV programme about Celebs battling it out to be “The Champion”, in Arctic Norway with interest! I was sad to see Andrew Castle get voted off this week, I know he is the old man of the programme, but he is only a month older than me! Read More…

#Arctic-Training Moving up a level

Training has definitely stepped up a level! A few weeks ago I was invited to a Greg Whyte training day at the National Training Centre. The event was hosted by GlacĂ©au vitamin water, I had very little information, so did not really know what to expect, other than some hard work! Everybody came by train Read More…

Polar Training – Kit Distribution

I drove down to Yatton, near Bristol for a team training session yesterday. It was the first time we had all been together since early summer, and there was lots of admin to be done. We tasted a selection of the food rations. The breakfasts will take some getting used to. I ordered mostly porridge, Read More…

Question Time ……

Last week I visited Abbots Ann Primary School to talk to the children about Challenge, Olympic Values and in particular my challenge in the Arctic. I did a short presentation, asking them about challenge, what challenges they had done, or were doing; and gave them some information about my trip and preparation. We then had Read More…