February, 2012  // Posts published in February, 2012

15 Feb 2012 Posted in Doping in Cycling/Oscar Pistorius

Doping in cycling: Science, the law, and PR, and insights on Pistorius

I’ve finally emerged from the “bubbles” that were the trip up Kilimanjaro, which was followed almost immediately by a trip to the USA where I spent a week with the SA Sevens team for the IRB Series tournament in Las Vegas.  It was another harsh reminder that the best preparation and hardest work can sometimes […]

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01 Feb 2012 Posted in Barefoot running

Barefoot Kilimanjaro: Mission Accomplished – Video diaries

On Saturday, 29 January, at 12.45 South Africa time, our entire team of six barefoot climbers (that’s me on the right – pics of the whole team coming soon!), and four support crew (in shoes) reached Uhuru Peak, at 5,895m, the summit of Mt Kilimanjaro and the highest point in Africa. The trip, as I […]

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