We love a bit of creative thinking at Sportsister and the news that empty high street stores are being transformed into ‘pop-up’ (temporary) squash courts strikes us as a stroke of genius!
The Coxless Rowers are four ordinary women undertaking the extraordinary by rowing the Pacific Ocean in June this year.
They will become the first all female team to row the Pacific Ocean, breaking four World Records in the process, including the speed record, and they’ll be blogging all about their amazing adventure for Sportsister.
Their first post is live now, so, particularly if you’ve found yourself asking ‘why?!’, be sure to give it a read…
Ever wished you could learn some neat snowboarding moves from one of the world’s best riders? Now is your chance.
Torah Bright has a pipe gold medal in Vancouver and a TTR World title as well as being one of the most photographed snowsport athletes out there. So who better to teach you how to pull a backside 540 in the pipe?
Even if you are not hitting the snow this winter, or won’t be going anywhere near a pipe when you do, it makes a great watch. Enjoy!
Sarah O’Neill’s marathon effort: The 12in12
If your sporty new year’s resolutions are already taking a bit of a knock you might like to use Sarah O’Neill’s story as a source of inspiration for getting back to it.
Sarah, along with three other core team members decided to run an incredible 12 marathons in 12 days, winding their way down the UK, flying the flag for HOPEHIV as they went. Sportsister joined them for part of that final leg and caught up with Sarah post 12in12 to hear all about her year-long journey and to ask ‘what next?’…
The Design Museum has announced the contenders for the sixth annual Designs of the Year and the sporting world is well represented with Nike trainers, a chainless bike and the Olympic Cauldron (pictured) among key sporting nominations.
Take a look at the full feature here and read about the Donky Bicycle - keeping fit whilst carrying your shopping has never been so easy or looked so cool!
In an attempt to keep the new year healthy eating regimes going strong past January, Sportsister is going to be running a special ‘Healthy Eating Week’ next week on Sportsister.com.
From February 4 – 10 we’ll be reporting on some of the latest healthy food products and running daily competitions so you can get your hands on some great foodie items that we’d love to have in our cupboards!
We’ll be posting through all our social media accounts too so that’s another great way to keep up with all the action. So make sure you check Sportsister.com every day for all things healthy eating!
To celebrate the amazing achievements of our female sports stars and to ensure their performances remain in the public eye, Sportsister has launched a special video project called ‘My Favourite Moment In Women’s Sport’. This video features Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson – 11 times Paralympic gold medalist.
To celebrate the amazing achievements of our female sports stars and to ensure their performances remain in the public eye, Sportsister has launched a special video project called ‘My Favourite Moment In Women’s Sport’. This video features Jill Douglas – TV Sports presenter.
If you’re a fan of the white stuff then we’re sure you’ll love the latest instalment in Roxy’s series of team rider podcasts as much as we do!
The video features epic back-country skiing and snowboarding from 2012 Free Ride World Tour vice champion Margot Rozies, Aline Bock, Andrea Binning and Lena Stoffel riding powder in the mountains of South East Europe. Boards at the ready?!