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24/02/2015

Adam Bardsley – Triathlete put to the Hey Dude test!

Name: Adam Bardsley Age: 45 Home location: Poole, Dorset Sport: Triathlon Profession background: MD software company Years in your chosen sport: 8 Other Sports participated in: Nothing spectacular. Played football to a reasonable standard in my formative years. What got you Started? Someone called me a derogatory term at work when I declined the offer of entering the local 10k…I obviously signed up.  It all went downhill rather quickly from there.What other sport would you like to compete in if you were not playing yours? Mmmm…never really thought about that. ... Read More

19/02/2015
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Spring, Where have you been buddy?!

We’re ready to shake off the frost bite and lose the knitwear- we’re unleashing our biggest ever Spring/Summer collection for 2015; bringing the sunshine to you! Men’s Slip On Styles The Wally is style is a great men’s style as it is the perfect combo of smart and casual. You can wear it to the pub, office or just as easily throw on with a pair of shorts down the beach. We have some exciting patterns and fabrics to share with you this Spring/Summer. Wally Funk – It’s in the... Read More

05/02/2015
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Ben Proffitt; An interview with Windsurfer extraordinairre

 BIO Name: Ben Proffitt Age: 37 Home location:  Shrewsbury Sport: Windsurfing Profession background: Errr..  Windsurfing Professionally since I left college Years in your chosen sport: 28!! Other Sports participated in: Mountain biking, golf, surfing What got you started? My dad..  he used to compete on motorbikes but after trouble with his back went over to Windsurfing.. The family home is no where near any water so we used to have a caravan at a lake (Bala) about 1hr 1/4 away and go every weekend What has been one of your... Read More

04/02/2015

Natalie Thomas; An interview with a GB triathlete

BIO • Name: Natalie Thomas • Age: 27 • Home location: Tidworth • Sport: Triathlon • Profession background: Not very exciting-cleaning and now the serving side of catering • Years in your chosen sport: 2.5 • Other Sports participated in: Previously Modern Pentathlon (swim, run, shoot, fence and horse riding) and an offshoot of that Biathle (run, swim, run) What got you started? A friend I met through Biathle kept trying to convert me to Triathlon and eventually I decided to give it a try and it’s the best decision... Read More

04/11/2014
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Sam Ross Competing in the Battle of the Paddle.

Hey Dude Sponsors Paddle Boarding athlete Sam Ross, who recently hauled over to Salt Creek Beach, California to compete in the 7th Annual Battle of the Paddle (BOP). Sam Ross was competing on a 14′ inflatable Red Paddle Co Elite Board. This sets him apart from the other racers because he’s opted for a fully inflatable board over the full carbon boards that the majority favor. Using an inflatable board means, that Sam can fold it up and not have to pay for excess baggage when traveling to exotic places... Read More

07/10/2014
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Zara Davis, Windsurfing legend.

Zara Davis is a British Speed windsurfing world record holder, who has collaborated with the Bloodhound Project; owners of the 1000mph car, to make an educational video on the subject of aerodynamics for schools. Zara can be seen wearing her Farty Slip on canvas shoes in the grey shade of Ferro throughout the video, before she steps into the water to show people how it’s done. Zara, has been windsurfing since she was 13 and started competing in the slalom at a British national level, before finding her need for... Read More

09/09/2014
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Natalie Thomas, The Triathelete with Happy Feet.

Natalie Thomas is a Team GB Triathlete and Biathlete, so as you can imagine; taking care of her feet are highly important for her best interest. For those of you who don’t follow the sport: Triathlons are a multi-stage competitions, usually split into age groups and consisting of Swimming/cycling/running for an excessive length of time depending on what level you are competing at. Triathletes are masters of endurance and fitness. Dutathlons are competitions based on the same principles but with running/swimming/running instead of cycling, but still very demanding.. we imagine... Read More