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Life in the (not so) fast lane

I think I am naturally quite lazy, left to my own devices I probably wouldn’t exercise at all.  I enjoy the feeling I get from exercising, however I don’t always enjoy it when I’m doing it and sometimes the effort to just make myself do it can be exhausting in itself.  971 more words



We have several people who are making a difference to people with learning disabilities across Kirklees this year by taking part in a challenge to raise funds for us. 72 more words

The Fierce Five Challenges Completed

This is a video I put together which summarises the challenges, the charities I fundraised for and how much in total I raised.
It also importantly highlights the fact that I would never have been able to do any of this without the support of my amazing wife Angela – The nights and weekends of not having me there with our 2 year old whilst I was off training or competing – She has been an absolute rock! 2,811 more words

Fierce Five Challenges

Returning on TowerFM to update and promote my latest challenge

This morning I was invited back on TowerFM to give an update and promote my latest challege as their Twit Face of the day! As a reminder, the feature consists of three songs and then someone comes on to promote a cause and leave a Facebook or Twitter link so that people can find out more information. 37 more words

Fierce Five Challenges

The Great North Swim 2014, Windermere

The Great North Swim 2014, what was supposed to be a simple day, an easy swim which wouldn’t be overwhelming. I practiced and had done many miles in the pool and also in Salford Quays……. 2,055 more words


So yesterday I had a little swim (In Lake Windermere - YaYYYYYY!!!!!!)

I can barely believe it but YES I’ve done it! All these evening wallowing around lakes, and swimming endless lengths has finally paid off. I completed my half mile Great North Swim. 871 more words

Bolton FM Second Radio Feature Update

Bolton FM have kindly updated their listeners on my progress with the Fierce Five Challenges. Andrew, the presenter updated everyone on my 1,000 length swim and that I’m doing the Great North Swim tomorrow! 42 more words

Fierce Five Challenges