The Hour: Proof even pro cyclists get nervous

On Thursday, we watched a sporting event come back to life. Like a pink lipped Disney Princess begging to be revived, The Hour has been lying dormant since 2005. Since that attempt was a stand alone ride completed by a known doper, then we can call the real last performance one of 2000 – madeContinue reading “The Hour: Proof even pro cyclists get nervous”

‘Busy Lizzy’ – to appear in SussexSport Dec Edition

Elisabeth Brama has the drive and determination of a professional athlete, though she fits her training in around the busy life of a PhD student. In 2009 the27-year-old bulldozed through a 2.4mile swim, 112mile bike ride and 26.2mile run in the Ironman World Championships in Hawaii alongside professional triathletes and came 8th in her ageContinue reading “‘Busy Lizzy’ – to appear in SussexSport Dec Edition”

Emma Pallant – Olympics 2012

Having beaten a recurring injury Olympic hopeful Emma Pallant is back on track and setting her sights upon 2012. The 21 year old from Hampshire trains with Aldershot Farnham and District Clubs, as well as Brunel University and has recently graduated with a degree in physiotherapy. The past year has been difficult for Pallant. SheContinue reading “Emma Pallant – Olympics 2012”

Goodwood, XC League Race1

U13s-U17s The Sussex Cross Country League began at Goodwood on Saturday and attracted a host of talented young athletes from around the county. Whilst devoted parents shivered in the crisp October wind, their children revelled in the competition of a new season. First off the gun were the under 13 girls. Leader, Grace Cook, 12,Continue reading “Goodwood, XC League Race1”

Rugby boys do some training, for once ;-)

The Sussex University men’s rugby team embarked on a 24 hour row that ran overnight from midday Thursday to raise money for Cancer Research. The sporting effort was organised by John Behan and Guy Turok. They hope to raise money through an internet sponsorship page and a raffle. The team chose the charity because theyContinue reading “Rugby boys do some training, for once ;-)”

Parolympic Dreams

This is still in developing stage. But.. a new blog I do need… Sussex has been hiding two world class paratriathletes who are now seeking ultimate recognition on the Olympic stage. Faye McClelland, 30, and Paul Thomas, 49, both members of Brighton Phoenix Athletics and Triathlon Club, have consistently won medals for Great Britain sinceContinue reading “Parolympic Dreams”