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Season end? Val Thorens has snow to lend

As the snow across Europe begins to dissipate, a sudden urge to gets one’s fix of adrenaline and mountain pleasure kicks in

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A Bicycle, a Tent and a Toothbrush: Part 1

Covering roughly 225km from Gordon’s Bay to Barrydale, the first three days were characterised by some intense heat, a dash of wind here and there, wide road shoulders, expansive farmlands and the soothing waters of the Breede River

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Epic highs and epic lows

My preparation involved 5541km’s and 245 hours of training over the 4 months leading up to the Epic. According to my bike computer, this burned 166199 calories, which is roughly 654 hamburgers.

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Fabolous skiing in Foppolo, Italy (without the tourists)

Like something out of a Lord of the Rings novel, the mountains loom large in front of us. Shrouded in cloud they appear other-worldy; a playground for monsters and fairies and grand adventures. And it is adventure we are seeking, although hopefully more of the snow and skiing variety and less of the mystical creatures sort.

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Football or Die, or Write: A Weekend in Oxford, Mississippi

The campus is closed off to traffic up ahead. A sign high above the street reads, “Welcome to Ole Miss.” Tents are spread out as far as you can see, and just as thick are the heady smells of cigars and stale, already, beer. The Grove.

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G&T features Olympian Lee-Ann Persse

Having assessed the 2 world cups they have rowed in this year and being a new combination, Lee-Ann feels the pair still has room to improve and work towards a medal at the Rio Olympics, a very exciting prospect!

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