So I took up an offer from World Archery to come and work on their communications team for the Antalya leg of the World Cup circuit. I wrote up stories: writing, helping to write, assisting or otherwise having a hand in most of the news stories you can see on the front page of worldarchery.org … Continue reading A storm from the East: Antalya World Cup 2014
It’s British Pathé Tuesday, and I’ve dug up a brief clip from the London Olympics of 1908. Naples was originally scheduled to host the event before a devastating eruption of Mount Vesuvius sunk that plan. London rose to the challenge, and organised a games in two years flat, building a single new stadium that held almost every event … Continue reading Olympic Archery in 1908
The Infinite Curve: bringing you all the vaguely archery-related Winter Olympic content. This is the ‘bow and arrow’ freestyle skiing manouvre performed by Dara Howell on her way to a slopestyle gold medal at Sochi this morning. I’ve watched it a few times, and I can’t ‘see’ it myself. Nor did the commentators, apparently – … Continue reading a bow and arrow at #Sochi2014?
Yay! Danish international and recent World Cup bronze medallist Carina Rosenvinge was kind enough to answer my questions as she prepares for the World Championships in Belek in a couple of weeks time. You can find her personal website here and her excellent Twitter feed here. How’s it going? Things have been stressed lately. On … Continue reading Interview: Carina Rosenvinge
A year ago today I went to Lords Cricket ground for the second of three sessions at the Olympic archery venue. Here’s to the memories. Back to Lords again. Same stand. Almost the same seats. It really is a great venue, compact, easy to get in and out of, pretty, great noise, nice pubs nearby… … Continue reading London 2012 one year on: 1st Aug – men & women last 16
Oh Jin Hyek (오진혁), the ‘Soft Drink Pig‘, shot half a 50m round today, and scored 357 out of 360. [wobbles jaw] (via @worldarchery) Continue reading how many?
The F2F tournament is going on right now in Amsterdam, and (ta da!) you can watch it live here: http://new.livestream.com/f2f/day1 They appear to be well organised with updates and reruns. The future of live sport, right here: multi-camera action (they could do with more closeups), a genial Dutch man multilingually explaining things, a pan-European chatbox … Continue reading ‘dam