Sochi Day 5: Mens 1000m

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 // 0 Comments

Oakley sunglasses – a nutritious diet loved by speed skaters the world over. Recap Could anyone have possibly predicted the result? Well… no. Not at all. The [more...]

Sochi Day 4: Ladies 500m

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 // 2 Comments

Shani Davis from the USA will be going for his third consecutive victory in the 1000m Recap As was expected, a few surprises. Zhang from China posting a fantastic time from [more...]

Sochi Day 3: Mens 500m

Monday, February 10, 2014 // 0 Comments

it has always astounded me just how much hair a person can fit under those hoods… Recap Heartbreaking, agonising, saddening, Daniel Greig caught the tip of his blade in [more...]

Sochi Day 2: Ladies 3000m

Sunday, February 9, 2014 // 0 Comments

Yo, what up? Recap It’s like I always say – anything can happen. The night’s racing delivered an edge-of-your-seat battle right down to the wire, with the [more...]

Sochi Day 1: Mens 5000m

Saturday, February 8, 2014 // 0 Comments

Recap So that went mostly as expected. Sven got pretty much the exact time I said he would by skating pretty much the exact splits that I said he would. I’m pretty sure [more...]

Sochi Special: Speed Suits

Saturday, February 8, 2014 // 1 Comment

It’s very small, but it can have a significant impact no, I’m not going to follow that with #ThatsWhatSheSaid, because this is a serious answer to a serious [more...]

Privet Sochi!

Friday, February 7, 2014 // 0 Comments

With the opening ceremony literally hours away, hopefully I can get this article out before everyone starts watching (and stops reading). Judging from the feedback from the [more...]


Thursday, February 6, 2014 // 2 Comments

With the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi about to start, I thought now would be as good a time as any to start talking about it. My involvement this time around is almost [more...]

Olympic Selection Process

Friday, November 8, 2013 // 5 Comments

There has recently been some confusion surrounding the question: “how do I get into the Olympics in the sport of speed skating?”. Not helping in any of this is [more...]
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