777 World Marathon Challenge

777 World Marathon Challenge

777 as it’s getting to be known was an astonishing logistical, physical and extreme challenge that saw 40 athletes from around the world run 7 marathons on 7 continents in 7 days. It is without doubt one of the toughest endurance races on earth.    The first marathon...
Motoball – when two great sports collide

Motoball – when two great sports collide

It is always a challenge finding new sports to cover, so I was excited to discover Motoball. Put simply, Motoball is the game of football on motorbikes. In the UK there hasn’t been a team for nearly 50 years so UK Motoball hosted this exhibition match at the Dirt Bike...
Punters love a firm bottom

Punters love a firm bottom

A couple of weeks ago, I was lucky enough to cover this quintessential British event – the Punting Championships. It has to be said that this is one of the most graceful of all river sports. Punting of course has a long history on the river Thames with the...
The greatest show on turf!

The greatest show on turf!

They say it gets easier the more times you do it – I am not sure that’s right. It was the 20th time that I had covered this unique race but I have to say camping in a field with 43 lawn mowers racing around can leave you lacking some sleep. My 13 year old son loved it...