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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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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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The One You’ve All Been Waiting For

Finally the day of my high dive arrived. I’d been dreading it for months and I couldn’t concentrate on my work all morning. In the end I had to resort to playing old tunes on Spotify at very high volume … Continue reading

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Behind (And Above & Around) Bars

Back to Hendon Leisure Centre with Jon for three more gymnastic apparatuses with the ever patient Adel. : parallel bars; asymmetric bars ; and the high bar. We started with the parallel bars where, somewhat to our surprise, we actually … Continue reading

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A Fascinating Sport With A Fascinating Coach

To Gillingham for goalball with Rob Comber at the Medway Park Sport Centre. Apart from watching a video of goalball online I’d never seen or played the game so I wasn’t quite sure what to expect. What I found was … Continue reading

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Not quite a crack shot – but a shot at least!

Went with Richard and Adrian to the A1 Shooting Club  to start my shotgun training. The club is one of the Olympic training venues and is spread out over 30+ acres on the A1 just north of London. Unlike Richard … Continue reading

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Every Point Counts With Boccia!

Jon and I travelled to Haverhill in Suffolk for our Boccia with Dan Bentley of Bentley’s Boccia . Dan is a Boccia gold medallist from Beijing 2008 and was just back from the European Championships where he took individual gold. In … Continue reading

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