Monthly Archives: April 2011

Man Power

… or, more strictly, Man.Power, is the name of our fantastic training group in Oak Ridge TN, created for guys obsessing with fitness and developing their bodies for ever greater challenges in their chosen sports, which include bodybuilding, wrestling (usually … Continue reading

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To ‘UV’ or not to ‘UV’ – that is the Question…

I’m currently in UK enjoying family time with my fabulous son Leo (unbelievably eight years old now) and his mum Clare, and the recent spectacular Easter weather prompted a nostalgic visit to the place on the River Cherwell near Oxford where … Continue reading

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Fame and (Mis)Fortune

Acrobatic gymnastics (acro) has a high profile in the UK right now, with the team from Spelthorne club, calling themselves ‘Spelbound’ and trained by the brilliant Neil Griffiths, not only winning last year’s ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ and netting a cool … Continue reading

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Tuan Jie

The magic words! “Strength through Brotherhood” is approximately what this means. We apply it to our acrobatic work of course, and to our personal lives as well. In fact, it is absolutely central to our story. Zach, who hails from … Continue reading

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Training

Here are four contrasting ‘training’ pix to share with you. Acrobatics and weights, obviously. The first – neat gym with some young lads doing their suff – very light and colourful weights (set up for the photo I suspect), but I like … Continue reading

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Special Places – Bassenthwaite

On with the story then! I started off by saying that we had some incredible experiences, and it all started in Oak Ridge Tennessee. It pretty much wound up as a disaster at the Edinburgh Festival, Scotland, where one of … Continue reading

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