#Polar Racers in Merthyr Mawr

It was an early start on 8th January for a 10.ooam meet in Ogmore By the Sea! (Wales). Our first task was to set up the tents. It’s quite a long time since we have put up the team tents, and I think we need rather a lot of practice, to ensure that this is Read More…

Polar Race Looms ….

I have been making the most of the snow over the last couple of weeks, doing some kind of walk most days. It is quite hard going on the uphill when your feet are sinking into the snow … just a small taste of how things will be out in The Arctic. We are given 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…

Polar Training with Tyres

The training has stepped up a gear! I have been out with the tyre twice in the last week; on Sunday I pulled it for 3.5 miles and felt it for the rest of the day. This tyre is only 10Kg in weight. I will be pulling 50Kg in The Arctic, so I have a Read More…