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Commonwealth Rowing Championships 2014 - Team Scotland

10 September, 2014

On the 9th and 10th of August, Strathclyde lake in Scotland hosted the Commonwealth Rowing Championships. 14 Nations competed at this event rowing 1500m. Karen Bennett and Katherine Douglas competed for Scotland in the quad, pair and double and won 2 golds and a Silver in the double......

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Topper Nationals 2014 - Piers Luxford

02 September, 2014

  Having had challenging conditions all week with big sea swells, Piers had an excellent week, securing race win in race 1, Gold fleet qualification (top 68 out of 209 eateries ) and finished 47 out of 209 so a top 50 slot is commendable. Now starting the Topper World.....

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Melted Sliders - Further Success!

01 September, 2014

Good news for the Melted Sliders Supersports and Superbike team at the Oulton Park round of the Thundersports Championships on 21st June 2014. With Jamie Pearson on the top step for both his 600cc races, And brother Shane Pearson 3rd in both his races. As it stands now the.....

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SCOTT WILSON - TRAILS BIKE RIDER

28 July, 2014

Check out www.scott-wilson.co.uk Here he writes up on his recent tour which took him to China as part of a promotional event and on to Czech Republic to compete and take part in further promotional events. Read more on his website or visit his social.....

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GO BEYOND RESCUE

10 April, 2014

In Mid November 2014 eight British explorers will set out on that rarest of modern adventures - an expedition that will be beyond rescue, beyond endurance, and will re-write history This will be an unsupported Record Attempt from the edge of the Antarctic Land Mass to the South Pole from.....

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2ND PLACE FOR LUCY GOSSAGE AT IRONMAN SOUTH AFRICA

08 April, 2014

Ironman South Africa.  What a race.  I’d always said I wanted a race where I found out how much I could make myself hurt on the run and I definitely got it! It was one of my toughest days physically and mentally. Nothing felt easy, not even the warm up and I had to give myself.....

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LUCY GOSSAGE: BUSTING BALLS AND DOCTOR DOCTOR

31 March, 2014

So 5 years and it’s over. Finito. Done and dusted.  Over and out (at least temporarily). Yup, I’ve passed my viva, done a few minor corrections and as I write this my thesis is being printed up and bound in preparation for its final destination –.....

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New Athlete; Mark Hines - Ultra Endurance Adventure Racer, Academic and Writer

17 March, 2014

I first used Bloc sunglasses in 2009, for the 450-mile Yukon Arctic Ultra (YAU) endurance race in the Canadian sub-Arctic.  I needed sunglasses that were robust and that would protect my eyes from snow glare.  The Chameleon glasses were perfect, and I used them in all of my three.....

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LUCY GOSSAGE - A NEW YEAR, A NEW START, A NEW LIFE

10 February, 2014

The latest installment of our sponsored triathlete, Lucy Gossage! On the eve of a challenge I’m excited but scared. Nervous, edgy, energised. Intimidated.  Am I good enough? Should I be here? Do I deserve my place at the start?.....

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