The athlete and a return to form
Feb26

The athlete and a return to form

The road to recovery for my son since he broke his pelvis last summer has been a slow one. Since recovering from the fracture, he has been plagued by shin splints. This has left him unable to train and unable to compete a lot of the time. But he was still determined to take part in the England Athletics Indoor Championships for his age group in Sheffield. His PB of 6.51 put him well over the qualification standard for this national...

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The athlete and the triple jump PB
Feb19

The athlete and the triple jump PB

Although my son is a long jumper, like most long jumpers, he is also quite good at triple jump. (And most triple jumpers are also quite good at long jump!) Last season, he only competed in triple jump a handful of times – generally coming third. His triple jump was good enough for him to represent the district in the county championships. Unfortunately, his long jump competition at the county championships lasted so long at that...

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