Ready to go…

It was February when I mentioned I’d be interested in cycling from Lands End to John O Groats. I then had another conversation in June which went something like, “I think I can get myself bike fit in three months, can I join the team?!” And now; three months, lots of lycra, protein shakes, a […]

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Snazzy new bike and training complete!

It’s been a month since I last blogged and in that time I’ve done some serious road miles and have upgraded from my old faithful bike to an all singing, all dancing Scott Team CR1 road bike! For all those concerned after seeing the photograph of me with my mountain bike, fear not, that was […]

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Le Petite Tour De France!

So often I find myself agreeing to do things or being 100% up for trying something before I’ve really thought it through.  Last week a friend of mine, Mark, asked if I was interested in doing a bit of a bike tour.  Sounded brilliant!  It would involve the Col D L’iseron (the highest Col in […]

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The big bike ride 2011

It’s always great when one of the members of your team is a brilliant web designer! Woodey has done a top job and created a fantastic site for the bike ride so everyone can keep up to date with our every pedal…. www.thebigbikeride.org Training is going well. I did an 80mile bike ride in the […]

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What’s next?

Before I’d even been to Everest I was asked a few times, ‘What will you do next Squash?’ Honestly, I didn’t have a clue; I was fairly busy thinking about Everest and organising the expedition. Then when I got back ‘What will you do next?’ has without doubt been one of the most frequently asked […]

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Everest Film

I am really happy to be able to share this short film about my expedition. I was the camerawoman, the presenter, the director and the producer!!… It was all filmed on GoPro’s – amazing cameras… Tom Grimshaw edited this film- he did a brilliant job. Thanks Tom xx

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All my fingers and all my toes

I’ve been back home for just over a week now and it still doesn’t feel like it really happened.  Less than 2wks ago I was on top of the world! After reaching the top and getting back to base camp everything happened really quickly.  Trust me, as amazing as the mountain and base camp is […]

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Squash Falconer once said….

Squash Falconer once said…. ‘If your knickers are right everything goes right’ This was the pair she wore on the day she got to the top of the world!  

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