Training

Getting back on it

Since coming out of hospital with Kit, last December, I’ve been keen to ‘get back on it’. To me ‘getting back on it’ meant doing some sport, forming some kind of routine and being slightly organised.  After months of bedrest and a couple of months not leaving Kit’s bedside in NICU even the smallest amount […]

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Categories: Adventure, Baby, GoPro, Health, Kit, Mountain, Mountains, Salomon, Ski Touring, Squash Falconer, Suunto, Tignes, Training

The Knickers Philosophy – it’s the small stuff

Some of you may already know about the Knickers Philosophy, “If your knickers are right, then your day goes right.” Background When I first began mountaineering I missed the bit about bring 4 pairs of knickers on a month-long expedition.  I was away for 28 days, so I took 28 pairs!  Although it was a […]

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Categories: Adventure, GoPro, Kit, Mountain, Mountains, Salomon, Ski Touring, Squash Falconer, Suunto, Tignes, Training

Snow & Rock Freeflo Backcountry Ski Adventure Skills Course with Squash Falconer in Tignes

Last week Floss from Freeflo and I delivered our first Snow & Rock Backcounty Ski Adventure Skills Course and it was a huge success.  We were delighted to be joined by 5 lovely people who arrived on day one with fantastic attitudes, all the right kit and lots of enthusiasm! Taking full advantage on day […]

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Categories: Adventure, Salomon, Ski Touring, Skiing, Snow & Rock, Squash Falconer, Suunto, Training

Every Day In May

The ElliptiGo Every Day In May (EDIM) challenge is for ElliptiGo riders worldwide to sign up and commit to riding their Go’s either 5,10 or 20 miles every day in May. “I’m just not going to be able to do that” was my first reaction to the EDIM challenge. I was away in Norway for […]

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Categories: Elliptigo, Food & Diet, Training

The Red Bull X-Alps – Team GBR

With little over six weeks to go before the start of the Red Bull X-Alps the athletes are preparing for the race of their lives.  With it’s reputation as the toughest adventure race in the world the Red Bull X-Alps covers a straight line distance of just over 1000km, from Salzburg to Monaco, which must […]

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Categories: Mountains, Paragliding, Powertraveller, Red Bull X-Alps, Training

BASE Jumping

I arrived in Idaho and got straight down to business! I’m here for training and pre production work for my ‘next project’ – which I can now reveal is going to be a television series!  As you can imagine I’m very, very excited… and throwing myself (literally!) into all the work that needs to be […]

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Categories: BASE Jumping, Kit, Training, tv

BMW Off Road Skills Brecon Beacon Adventure

Back in July I headed down to South Wales to join the Off Road Skills team to do my Level One Off Road Training.  It was a brilliant couple of days, made a huge difference to my off road riding, increased my confidence and basically left me wanting more… The Brecon Beacons Adventure was the […]

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Categories: BMW, Kit, Motorbikes, Training

The Next Adventure

“What’s next Squash?” are words that I often hear. Since returning from climbing Monte Rosa in the Aosta Valley in early September it’s a question I’ve been giving a very vague answer to and that’s because I can’t share all the details… yet! I’ve spent a few years wondering about a particular type of project […]

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Categories: BMW, Kit, Motorbikes, Mountains, Paragliding, Powertraveller, Training

Climbing Monte Rosa in the Aosta Valley

It was a total pleasure riding the BMW F800GS over the Petit St Bernard Pass from France to Italy into the Aosta Valley.  La Thuile, the first village you come to is particularly lovely in the summer. Arriving in Couymayeur soon after marked the end of my journey on the bike and the start of […]

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Categories: BMW, Charity, Kit, Motorbikes, Mountains, Paragliding, Training