Winter cycling: essential tips and kit

A touch of frost in the air is no reason not to get on your bike. Just get prepared properly to make sure you stay…

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The best women’s snowsports gear of 2017/2018

Ready to hit the pistes? I’ve been testing out the best snow jackets, salopettes and base layers for The Independent. My top picks will keep…

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Sponsored post: The best ski resorts in France for beginners

Itching to learn to ski this winter? The Alps is the perfect place to give riding the white stuff a try, and SnowTrex‘s guide to…

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7 best trail running events in Britain, picked for Red Bull

Grab your trainers and explore some of the best scenery the UK has to offer with my pick of the seven best trail runs in…

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My pick of the best surf camps for beginners for The Independent

They say salt water can cure anything, and a week of catching waves, napping in hammocks and toasting the sunset at a remote surf camp…

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Sponsored post: let the Shock Absorber Ultimate Fly Bra #ShockYourSystem

I’ve been running up a storm in Shock Absorber’s seriously supportive new Ultimate Fly bra, £45 from Next. This brilliant bra is ready to take…

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Canoeing along the River Wye

I headed down the River Wye in a canoe, pretending to be in Swallows and Amazons.

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The horse rider’s bucket list: five must-ride UK trails

There more pockets of wilderness in Britain than you think – you just have to seek them out. There’s no better way of exploring Welsh…

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The girl’s guide to skiing and playing in Laax, Switzerland

Party animals, unite. A mecca for snowboarders, a playground for skiers and home to a weird and wonderful apres scene – Laax should be your…

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My spring/summer surf guide

My favourite spring surf kit, the best British beaches to learn to catch waves on and where to escape to on an exotic surfari this…

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Cult kit for swimmers, chosen for Red Bull

Know your goggles from your goose fat? I’ve chosen the 10 items you should have in your swimming kit bag for Red Bull. Whether you’re…

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Fantastic fitness kit for winter training

If you’re lacking motivation to get out and exercise in the cold and rain, I hear you – I’m currently mainlining chocolate digestives and watching…

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Climbing Mallorca: Deep water solo climbing on the wild coast

In September I got a grip on the limestone of Mallorca. Read my story of a magical week free climbing on the coast above the…

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Top five women’s mountain bikes of 2016

The quiet trail. The crunch of rubber wheel on scree. Dirt on your face. Mountain biking is an incredible, adrenaline-filled way to explore on two…

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A spot of polo and a stay at the King’s Head Hotel, Cirencester

Fancy a chukka? Try a spot of polo at the gorgeous Cirencester Park Polo Club with a day at their academy. Perfect rounded off with…

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Competition: WIN £100 to spend at Simply Swim

Inspired by the Olympic swimming heroes to get into the water? Whether you’re planning for your first triathlon or just want a dip in the…

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