Think Different

The Ben Gurion University of the Negev in Beersheba, Israel is one of the leading public research bodies in the world and back in 2016, it conducted a fascinating study into how genders in sport respond to pressure. The study analysed 8,280 men’s and women’s tennis games and found that men consistently choke under competitiveContinue reading “Think Different”

White Roads

How did you spend lockdown Saturday? For me it was a glorious 184 kilometres crossing the Crete Sinesi on the dusty off-roads of the Tuscan province of Siena. Of course I wasn’t actually there, it was the spectacular Strade Bianche – Italian for ‘White Road’ – another season-opener of the cycling calendar brought to myContinue reading “White Roads”


“You’ve got to be pretty close to the bullseye when you’re throwing your darts at a development class dartboard,” according to a yacht designer friend who has been involved in the grand prix scene for the past couple of decades. And he’s right. Throw those darts like a drunk in the pub at the endContinue reading “Bullseye”

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