Archive for category: Update

Cardiff International White Water

Cardiff International White Water

On 5th July I got to paddle on a great course before the Gemau Cymru Slalom got underway. Thanks to Nigel, everyone from Seren Dwr and anyone else who made this possible.  

Training.

Training continues on a regular basis but occasionally it’s good to mix it up and do something different. On Saturday 5th July I was at Lee Valley Olympic course by 8.15 for a morning session in C2, with my partner Piers. Within an hour I was back on in K1 [...]

June 2014

June 2014

I can’t believe it’s June already. Since my last post I have continued training and seem to have sorted out my iron levels. We had a training camp in late May and whilst I had been a bit low for a while I managed to take part and even got personal bests. [...]

May update

May update

My new C1 So my training has continued since the last Prem race and I have mostly been getting to Shepperton, which has been great as the water hit a good level. I have also headed up to Nottingham a few times for sessions with Dan and spent three days [...]

March 2014 update

March 2014 update

With the first few months of 2014 came the start of both the Premier season and the Junior Selection race series. Unlike in previous years when the three selection races have been across England, Wales and Scotland to even out the benefit for all, the first two selection races were [...]

End of Winter Training and Start of the Season

End of Winter Training and Start of the Season

Well, the winter training has been great and intense. It has obviously been affected, at times, by the amount of rain that came down since Christmas but I have managed to do it all except one camp. The first weekend of racing this year is the 8th and 9th of March [...]

January and February 2014

January and February 2014

It’s been an exciting couple of months since the end of last season and a number of positive things have happened for me. I was really pleased to get into the national training group and getting coaching in both K1 and C2 has been fantastic. My school being so supportive [...]

Winter 2013/2014 and beyond

Winter 2013/2014 and beyond

Over the winter I have been training hard in order to prepare for the coming season in both K1 and C2. This has involved numerous trips to both Nottingham and Lee Valley for training days and camps; including strength and conditioning training in the gym and other support. I have [...]