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Father’s day (bah humbug!), the time of the year when we are supposed to buy our dad something nice, to thank him for hereditary baldness, our inability to change a light-bulb and in my case life long purgatory of supporting Salford City Reds!

Are you fed up of seeing his face when he barely tries to hide his disappointment with the look of “oh, great a bottle of whiskey, that’s what I wanted…NOT.” Or with my dad the rigmarole of him saying he “doesn’t want anything” and then when I don’t buy him anything the Oscar winning sulking that would make a five year old or premier league footballer proud.

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One of the reasons I, like so many others, read outdoor sports magazines is that we think “I could do that given half a chance (and a little bit more skill!)”…but the question is, what or who would your be if given half a chance?

Is there a form of sport or leisure pursuit that you would like to be world-renowned at?


Free Climber? Adventure Runner? Mountain Climber? Downhill Mountain Biker? Intrepid traveler or Global Backpacker? Alpinist? Big Wall Climber? Cross-country Mountain Biker?  Hot air balloon pilot? Ocean Dinghy Sailer?  Skier?  Nordic Walker? Ultra-marathon runner?  Professional Bungee jumper? Haggis Hurler? Snowshoer? Snowkiter? Toe wrestler? Outdoor swimming?  Rowing? Parasailing? Free Running? Paraglider? Hangglider? Bicylcle Polo? White Water Rafter? Kayaker? Ultimate Frisbeer?…the list is actually endless!

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