Seve Ballasteros (1957- 2011)

My Mum and Dad were big golfers, every holiday they dragged us reluctantly round some cold, wet, golf course somewhere, scolding us for diving in bunkers and using putters as machine guns! Then Seve arrived, hitting outrageous shots from the gorse, from deep in bunkers, behind trees, in and out of car parks; he had... Continue Reading →


Kelly Slater – Sustained Excellence

'Getting to the top is hard,' they say, 'but staying there is harder.' Sustained excellence is the most elusive of goals, and when people talk of the world's great achievers it's those that have reached the heights most often or stayed there the longest that elicit the greatest respect. Ask 'who's the world's greatest sportsman?'... Continue Reading →

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