SportPursuit & Cyclebeat: The Blogger Spin-Off

Earlier this week, certain members of SportPursuit HQ decided it was high time the office got out together for some group exercise; and ever ones to share our love of sport, we decided to invite some of our favourite bloggers and writers along to local spinning club – Cyclebeat – for our inaugural SportPursuit Spin-Off!…

The SportPursuit Splash & Dash – Round 1

Last weekend was the first round of our multisport swim/race series, the SportPursuit Splash & Dash. With around 150 competitors coming out to the West Reservoir Centre bright and early; we had a great time supporting them in the challenges – and it didn’t take long for our supplies of jelly babies and bananas to…

Donhou Bicycles: Experiments in Speed – New Teaser

Following up from our post on record-breaking legend José Meiffret last month; Donhou and Spindle Productions have just released this teaser on a project they ran earlier this year; featuring a similar motor-paced bicycle. The video is due to be released later this month; but even the clip out today has us excited: We can’t wait to see…

The SportPursuit Splash – Round 1

 Last weekend, a hardy group of swimmers joined us down on the banks of the West Reservoir Centre in London; to help us kick off our 2013 event season, at Round 1 of the Sport Pursuit Splash! Click here for full event results Click here for the photo album   Arriving at the West Reservoir…

The SportPursuit Splash – Round 1 – Results

  We had a great time hosting the SportPursuit Splash – the inaugural round of our 2013 event series – last weekend! Well done to all who took part! Click here for the full event report Click here to book for the next round Full Event Results The SportPursuit Splash – 3km Place Bib #…

Introducing: The SportPursuit Splash & Dash 2013

Hot on the heels of last month’s announcement of the SportPursuit Open Water Swim Series, we are again proud to announce a new aquathlon event, the SportPursuit Splash and Dash! In conjunction with triathlon event specialists Capital Tri, the aquathlon will be taking place across two dates this summer – 16th June & 11th August…

Introducing: Cyclebeat…and the Beatboard.

Last weekend our Marketing Director Bryn headed to the novel Cyclebeat indoor cycling studio just by London Bridge, to try his hand at their great new approach to spinning classes. Indoor Cycling is Cyclebeat’s thing, and they do it well. Open to beginners and experts alike; their twist to the tried and tested spinning bike is the…

Christmas Swimming

For those of you who didn’t quite feel cold enough when getting out of bed this morning, I have a proposition. Winter swimming. Many people associate this time of year with cozy fires, roast dinners and presents. Try telling that to the participants of the Tenby Boxing Day Swim and others around the country. The…

If Chrissie Wellington Is Not in the Running..?

Another controversial week draws to an end, and the hot topic of conversation is the omission of women in the BBC’s shortlist for Sports’ Personality of the Year. Personally I am of the opinion that athletes should be judged for the award primarily on sporting achievement, supplementing that with a contribution to sport in general…

What is the most gruelling and demanding sports event?

Being a Sports Journalist I’ve often found myself getting into heated debates discussing the above question. It’s a difficult one to answer and many struggle to provide one such is the complexity of the question and what various people’s interpretation of the word `gruelling` actually is. There are also a number of races or events…