Shoulder

Shoulder

Great news! I had my last Cortisone injection in my shoulder yesterday and the consultant passed me fit for the row. I’m still in constant pain with it, but on a positive note, at least my shoulder takes my mind off the pain from the screws in my right foot!!...
Thank you Rannoch

Thank you Rannoch

These guys are literally the best. In all my years of doing “weird adventure racing stuff” I’ve never known a team like this one. I was an absolute novice when i ordered my boat from Angus two years ago, with Rannoch’s help I am now in the best...
Solitude training

Solitude training

One of the biggest concerns I have ahead of my upcoming Atlantic row is the thought of being isolated for nearly two months. Without going into detail, significant trauma in my early life has left its mark, and being alone with my own thoughts is something I have...
24 Hour continuous row

24 Hour continuous row

As part of my preparation for the Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge, I thought it would be useful to have a good benchmark of how strong I am, both mentally and physically, and how my rowing technique is looking four months ahead of the race, when there is still...
A week training in Mallorca with Rannoch

A week training in Mallorca with Rannoch

What a week… The adventure began by towing the boat down to Palma in Mallorca by Land Rover and in convoy with Angus Collins at Rannoch Adventure, who was towing his R45 for training another four man team. 36 hours later we pulled into Barcelona and managed to...