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Nepal's child soldier turned skyrunning champ Mira Rai hits the UK

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Nepal's child soldier turned skyrunning champ Mira Rai hits the UK

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18/05/2016

Two years ago, Mira Rai had never heard of trail running, but saw a poster for a 50km race, entered, won, and has never looked back. Mira has just spent a month in the UK, culminating with the Yorkshire Three Peaks race. How did she get on? Sarah Stirling catches up with her.
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Trail secrets: how to run downhill

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17/05/2016

Watching a pro descend with effortless finesse is a beautiful thing. Most trail races are lost and won on the downhill fly, not the uphill crawl. Of course, whether you race or not, it's also a lot easier to injure yourself on descents, however. To help you avoid the potholes, Sarah Stirling is here with some tips. Fast downhilling can be the most fun part, too.
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James McHaffie: new routing and hard sport projects

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07/05/2016

As a break from training and projecting hard routes, BMC ambassador James McHaffie decided to do some new routing. But only Caff would relax by bagging a scary E9 with 12 skyhooks for protection! We interviewed him to find out about his new hobby of claiming first ascents and how he's faring on his project at Malham.
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WATCH: Ben Briggs ski the Couloir NE of Col Armand Charlet

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07/05/2016

British steep skier Ben Briggs made short work last week of a big and beautiful couloir in the Mont Blanc Massif that has only been skied twice before in its history, despite lying between classic routes in the extreme ski Mecca, Chamonix. Sarah Stirling asked him a few questions and got her hands on some insane videos in the process. Turns out, it was just another day in extreme paradise for the Brit.
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William Bosi ticks Rainshadow: youngest Brit to join club 9a

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07/05/2016

Rainshadow. Probably the best hard sport route in the country. The legendary 9a at Malham Cove has been climbed by just a handful of awe-inspiring names; Steve McClure, Adam Ondra, Jordan Buys, Ben Moon, Stu Littlefair – and now, adding his name to the list, 17-year-old William Bosi. Sarah Stirling looks back on the history of the route, and talks to Bosi about his speedy ascent.
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First trad routes: 7 tips to stay alive

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29/04/2016

We know you can't wait to get out on your first real rock trip, despite the unseasonably cold spring. But if it's your first time climbing outdoors, make sure it’s not your last! Read up on these seven tips to avoid injuring yourself and watch our videos to make sure you've got the skills.
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Jasmin Paris destroys female Bob Graham Round record

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26/04/2016

Ultrarunner Jasmin Paris is reported to have smashed the women's record for running the grueling Bob Graham Round circuit of 42 Lake District fells. If confirmed, her time will be more than two-and-a-half hours faster than the former record set by Nicky Spinks in 2015.
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1313/05/2016Training Novice Club Members weekend
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1818/05/2016An Evening with Andy Kirkpatrick – Buxton
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2121/05/2016South West Area Meeting
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101/06/2016London & SE Area Meeting & AGM and Jim Milledge talk
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