Tag Archives: triathlon

Home alone…

“Look at it this way… you’ll be dead soon…” By way of comfort for my insecurities this, I felt, left a lot to be desired. My son, however, chose to expand upon his logic and I have to agree. Worrying … Continue reading

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Whoo-hooo!

For some reason, the computer was even worse this morning…I couldn’t even get on to see how the campaign was doing. So it wasn’t until I was sitting with Nick as he checked that I saw his face lit up … Continue reading

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A message from Nick to you…in his own words

We’re going to do it! We’re SO CLOSE to the £3000 target to raise money for UKABIF. A massive amount of awareness has already been raised. I am so so grateful. Let me tell you how the race went. I’ve … Continue reading

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Challenges

… rode 20km in 50 minutes …  swam 750m, in a wetsuit, in a lake…. …ran 5km, then climbed to the top… Together they faced challenges, they faced their fears and they achieved something very special. The team have almost … Continue reading

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Willpower

Ronovan’s haiku prompt

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Nick’s interviews, as promised

The BBC kindly sent over the video files of the interviews with Nick before and after the Para-Tri triathlon. As so many of you who have given him your support and encouragement were unable to see them on the iPlayer … Continue reading

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Nick and co at the Para-Tri Triathlon

Where do I start? It has been the most amazing, incredible, glorious day. The road through Little Kimble had marked a turning point for my son and we drove through the sleepy village with a red kite watching from its … Continue reading

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Sunday morning….

The mad rush of Saturday, trying to get everything prepared, to cover all bases and failing abysmally to catch up after a week of mayhem is followed by a gentle awakening to a perfect Sunday morning. Luxuriant moments of stillness … Continue reading

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Nick’s interview …

Live on the BBC iPlayer … probably only for 24 hours…. Nick’s interview is the first item… please watch and give my son your support. Thank you. Click here or the image below to go to BBC South Today on … Continue reading

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Nick and the BBC

“You’ll have to be here by seven…” It was just as well that I was too, as Nick was still fast asleep and he didn’t have long. The phone rang half an hour later and Nick was live on air … Continue reading

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