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The coolest motorsport on earth – well nearly!

The coolest motorsport on earth – well nearly!

The 9:30am  flight from Gatwick to Helsinki was running 30 minutes late – I didn’t really care as I was totally cream crackered. I had just arrived back from Sydney a day and half earlier, having gone around the World in a week (covering the World Marathon Challenge)....

World Hickory Golf Championships

World Hickory Golf Championships

It was my second year covering this event and it is one of my favourites. In a nutshell, Hickory Golf is played with original or pre-1936 replica hickory shafted clubs. Most of the players play in traditional early 20th century attire with a thin leather bag slung...

The Human Polar Bear – Lewis Pugh

The Human Polar Bear – Lewis Pugh

I first came across Lewis on a bitterly cold morning in Oulu, central Finland. I was there to cover the World Winter swimming Championships for a couple of clients.I was walking about lost trying to find the press centre (the local library) and saw another chap who...

World Elephant Polo Championships

World Elephant Polo Championships

Firstly, let me explain a brief history of this sport – it‘s believed to have been played for many years on the subcontinent, but it wasn't formalized as a "sport," until 1982.  In a bar in St. Moritz where Jim Edwards, owner of Tiger Tops in Nepal, was having...

The eduring mystery of the Ashes Urn?

The eduring mystery of the Ashes Urn?

The Test Match series between England and Australia begins later this week in Melbourne. But what are the origins of the famous urn and what might it contain. It has been a source of intense speculation down the years. It is reputed to be the ashes of an item of...

Landing on Blue Iced runway Antarctica

Landing on Blue Iced runway Antarctica

In this age of modern air travel, it is relatively easy for anyone with the means to book a flight to almost any corner of the Earth.   Unless that corner is Antarctica, a place where you cannot simply pave a runway and start landing planes.  Boarding the Russian...