Year 2017: New Challenges & New Dreams

Try new things, try the things you are scared of. Learn, fail, fall, fail again. Make glorious mistakes, grow, keep going forward.  Don’t worry it isn’t good enough or what others think.  Push y...

Little Things Make Big Things Happen

“It’s the little details that are vital.  Little things make big things happen.” John Wooden   With more time than before to train and to push my sporting limits to the next level, I’m n...

Using Flow to Maximise your Performance

I was very fortunate to participate in a study this year­­­ for the University of Portsmouth on the impact of flow on climbing performance.  I was delighted when Cameron, the training coach from t...

It’s Hard to Talk About Yourself…

Just over 18 months ago, I started this online and social media journey to share my sporting adventures with my friends.  So many friends actually seemed interested in my crazy sporting adventures as...

Sharing My Sporting Goals for 2016

I’ve been wanting to write about my sporting goals for 2016 for a while.   I’ve been postponing this.   Some of them are very clear in my mind, some still need to be refined.  The truth is th...

How I mentally prepare for events

Here are some of my tips on how I mentally prepare before a race, competition or sporting event. 1. Accept my current fitness state Hopefully, I have been able to complete all the training I need. In...