Archive for August, 2013

DISABLED SWIMMER TO TAKE PLUNGE AS A PGA PROFESSIONAL

One-time Paralympic hopeful Chris Foster has set his sights on becoming a PGA Professional after seeing his dreams of gold medal glory dashed. The 23-year-old former swimmer was named in the Team GB squad for the Beijing Games in 2008 but was forced to pull out just weeks before because of a serious shoulder injury. […]

New Performance Triathalon Camps coming to Surrey

A series of new Triathlon Performance Training Camps are launching at Surrey Sports Park, a multi-million pound sports and training venue in Guildford. Starting in October 2013 with an off-season preparation residential weekend, the camps aim to provide scientific support to educate athletes and enable them to target their training specifically through testing provided by […]

Usain Bolt Crosses Finish Line With A Real Life Lightening Bolt

OLIVIER MORIN, THE AFP PHOTOGRAPHER WHO TOOK THIS EXCEPTIONAL PHOTO, MANAGED TO CAPTURE THE CHAMPION USAIN BOLT CROSSING THE FINISH LINE AT THE SAME TIME AS A LIGHTNING BOLT ILLUMINATED THE MOSCOW SKY. The photo was taken with the final remote control camera out of five set up on the edge of the field, this […]

Helly Hansen Beauty and the Beast trail marathon challenge 2013

The Helly Hansen Beauty and the Beast trail marathon challenge is back for 2013! You can enter as a single runner or in teams of up to six and run the full marathon, or half marathon: Expect a varied, hilly and fully marked, trail route situated within one of the UK’s most beautiful sporting event […]

Azores Islands to host 2013 European Surfing Championships

The archipelago of the Azores will be a haven for surfers and water sport lovers this September as the largest island São Miguel gears up to host the European Surfing Championships 2013 for the first time from 13 to 21 September. Otherwise known as Eurosurf, the competition will be staged on Santa Barbara beach in […]

Should Warren Gatland receive a knighthood?

After guiding the British and Irish Lions to victory down under against Australia, there have been calls from across the nation to see Warren Gatland receive a knighthood. Warren Gatland has coached his Welsh team to several Six Nations grand slams, stolen a grand slam from rivals England, and brought Wales to the brink of […]