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Double Trap at Owls Lodge Shooting School

Adrian, Richard and made our way to the Owls Lodge Shooting School for our double trap shooting. Set in lovely Hampshire countryside near Andover, Owls Lodge is owned and run by Tanya and Richard Faulks. Tanya is a European champion … Continue reading

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Making A Splash With Canoeing and Kayaking

Jon and I drove up to the Lee Valley White Water Centre for my canoe and kayak slalom coaching. The centre is the venue for the Olympic white water events where – to quote from the website – you can “Experience … Continue reading

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Great Aim At Bisley

Jon, Liz, Adrian, Danny, Richard, Mara and I went down to Bisley for our rifle and pistol shooting. Bisley is made up of 3000 acres of countryside and offers just about every (legal) shooting opportunity you could imagine. We were … Continue reading

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Track Cycling-A Steep Learning Curve

One beautiful hot day in late March Jon, Rick, Jeff, Crispin, David, and I made our way down to the Herne Hill Velodrome – home of the track cycling at the 1948 London Olympics. The track is 450m long – … Continue reading

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RS Archery Club and I

Jon, Rianna and I travelled to Welwyn Garden City for our archery sessions at the RS Archery Club. We met Steven Davies there – who runs RS Archery – and some fellow Gold Challengers – which is always great pleasure. … Continue reading

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Blind Football With Breaking Boundaries

All the way back in March, Nic and I were fortunate enough to be invited to join the wonderful Breaking Boundaries team for our Blind & Visually Impaired Football at Middlesex University. Breaking Boundaries are raising money for the African … Continue reading

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Wrestling With Wrestling

A big thank you to Amir Eslami and everyone at Legion Wrestling Club – http://www.legion-wrestling.com/ – for my freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling. Freestyle wrestling was first up and our coach, Dawad Gaspari, put us through a gruelling warm up. After … Continue reading

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