“I refuse to accept that I am heading for old age”

More and more retired women are taking on endurance challenges. This year has seen an 89-year-old grandmother taking part in the Dublin mini-marathon, and 91-year-old Haarriette Thompson of North Carolina broke the record for the fastest marathon completed by a 90-year-old at the San Diego Marathon in June.

Land Rover has even made 70-year-old surfer, Gwyn Haslock one of their ambassadors. In their television advert she defiantly tells the audience, “Don’t tell me I’m too old!” before we see her take on a wave far more elegantly than I ever have. Continue Reading →

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Everything is Coming Up Woodsy

Sea to Sky catches up with British Olympic freestyle skier James “Woodsy” Woods after the World Ski and Snowboarding Festival in Whistler, Canada. Continue Reading →

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Sherry Knight: Endurance Trekker, “I decided I needed to do something with my life”

Sherry Knight, from Oxfordshire, started getting involved with endurance treks in 2012, after she decided to “do something with her life,” and signed up to do the 100k Sahara Trek. In 2013 she did her first TrekFest, and this year she is back for more.

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Interview with Ultra Runner Jamie McDonald

Usually on Sea to Sky we like to feature the amazing sporting and adventurous feats of women – but at times someone does something so extraordinary that is does not matter what gender they are. Continue Reading →

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Interview: Stef Hall, TrekFest Challenge Leader

It’s not long until TrekFest begins. Sea to Sky catches up with challenge leader Stef Hall, who gives us the rundown on this unique event and tells you how you can go about doing a charity challenge yourself. Continue Reading →

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Jenny Jones post Olympic Interview

Olympic bronze medalist Jenny Jones gives an interview to Brits on Broads on her medal winning run and why being 33 gave her the edge.

Cooler x Brits on Board – Jenny Jones Exclusive a Snowboarding video by cooler

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Interview: Steph Bridge; Kite Surfing Champion, Mum and Business Women.

How British kite surfer, Steph Bridge, finds the time to be the UK’s top female kite surfer, a mum to three boys and run a successful kite surfing business with her husband is beyond me. But she manages to find time for it all – it helps that kite surfing is a family affair. Continue Reading →

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Extreme Lives: Call of the Wild

Discover why dog sledder Jeninne Cathers only wants to live off grid in the Yukon Wilderness.

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Ellie Koyander on Sochi 2014 and Playing the Ukulele

In 2010 moguls skier, Ellie Koyander was the youngest member of Team GB and the youngest female to ever compete in an Olympic freestyle skiing event at aged 18. Born into a skiing family, Koyander can never remember a time when she didn’t ski. She won her first medal when she was five years old in a slalom race. Continue Reading →

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Lowri Morgan: On Running Ultra-Marathons

Ultra marathon runner and TV presenter Lowri Morgan is one of only two women to ever have completed the 350-mile 6633 Arctic Ultra. She speaks to Sea to Sky editor Cat Hughes on ultra-running, Wales, and her plans for the future. 

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