River Swim

“Can you be there in 30 minutes?” It’s the kind of message that spells adventures. It was late one weekday afternoon in this recent hot spell. The sun was bright. The sky a brilliant blue. And my desk suddenly seemed very unappealing. Because the mini-adventure being suggested was something I’d never done: swimming – properlyContinue reading “River Swim”

First Biathlon

In the overall arena of contests and endeavour, the Polkerris Biathlon doesn’t loom large. A 1.5km swim, followed by a 6km run – for some isn’t that far. But for me it was and it underlined five simple truths about why I love to GetOutside. Completing Not Competing “Are you competing?” said the guy pointing people towardsContinue reading “First Biathlon”