Arona 2021: Preview

The Combined Events Challenge competitions are coming at us faster than women’s 10,000m world records. Just 2 weeks after Damian Warner’s skirmish with 9000 points in Götzis, it’s onto Arona in Tenerife for the 10th Combined Events meeting on 12-13 June. DECATHLON As well as Warner’s history-making performance, Götzis also gave us another Olympic auto-qualifier…

Multistars 2021: Preview

Two years have passed since the last edition of Multistars in April 2019, when the biggest problem in our lives was how many thermal layers to wear to keep out the bracing wind of the Alto Adige. Despite the best efforts of Barbara and Gianni Lombardi the 2020 edition was not possible; but they have…

Sophie Weissenberg: “Now I Know I Can Do It”

As September dawns and we head into the last few weeks of the 2019 season, Sophie Weissenberg is preparing to embark on her first year of psychology studies.  Instead of enjoying a long hot summer of relaxation, Sophie has had a rather more productive few months.   She has the twelfth best heptathlon score in the…