The Slater View

We know it’s an amazing achievement but where do surfer Kelly Slater’s titles fit in the world of sport? I apologise for the delay in posting this week but a few things interfered: a sickness, a bit of uni work and the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) prematurely announcing my subject, Kelly Slater as 2011 … Continue reading The Slater View

‘It’s a challenge’

Mere school teachers aren’t meant to have exciting lives, so their students believe. John Meagher killed that notion with his trip to the Hawaiian Ironman, impressing all with his efforts. An arduous and, quite simply, insane event, the Ironman World Championship attracts 1850 participants each October to Kona, Hawaii. It is the product of a … Continue reading ‘It’s a challenge’