World title for James Southwood!
James has been an internationally recognised force in the world of Savate, the French martial art for a decade. Known as an a leading teacher and practitioner of the sport in England, this year he entered the World Championships in Rome hoping to add to his two bronzes and one silver achieved before.
Two more wins for Ixel
Vlad usually runs 50km-100km races, but recently tried a 25k race – the Rally TT 25km Trail Race. Still recovering from his recent 100km, he still managed first place. He followed this up with an entry in the MSIG 25km trail race, where he finished second to the Swedish 100km champion. He then tried his first ever 10k road race and won in 32 mins 31 seconds.
Seven marathons ends with a win!
Fiona Oakes completed a self-appointed challenge on November 1st (World Vegan Day) that added to her amazing list of achievements.
New world record for Pat
Pat Reeves has added to her impressive achievements with another world record. This year the veteran powerlifting champion set the record in the UK nationals by lifting a 95kg deadlift in the 50.5kg weight category, age 65-69. Later she improved it in Dusseldorf. This comes while Pat is aged 69 and at the older part of her category.
100km challenges for Vlad in Singapore
Vlad Ixel aimed to continue his amazing year by taking on the North Face 100km trail race in Singapore.
Awesome tournament for Cam in Poland
Cam’s hectic year continued in Poland where he fought in Kielce. The tournament was in memory of the three times European champion, bronze Olympic medallist known as ‘Wizard of the ring’, Leszek Drogosz.
Vicki Cosio’s emphatic national win
August saw one of the biggest dates in the US seniors tennis calendar with the Washington State Open which is also the National Senior Tournament.
Another win for vegan super heavyweight Cam
Superheavyweight Cam Awesome has travelled all over the world this year, so it made a change for him when the Ringsde World Championships came to his home state of Kansas, USA.
Cam takes Gold in the Pan American Olympic Festival
The hectic schedule for Cam awesome continued as Mexico hosted the Pan American Festival.
Marathon Grand Slam records broken again!
Last year Fiona Oakes set some of the toughest World records available, including the fastest aggregate time for running a marathon on all seven continents, and the fastest for a marathon on all continents and the polar ice cap.