Review: Ratingen and US Trials – The Virtual Thorpe Cup

Two decathlons of critical importance, taking place 5000 miles apart. Like a virtual Thorpe Cup, featuring two of the titans of combined events, Germany and USA.  Two men on each team already with the Olympic qualifying standard, but with brutal selection processes to satisfy first. A suite of contenders waiting in the wings, seeking to…

Preview: Euro Indoors 2021 – The Masters v The Youngsters

Once upon a time, in a land far away, there was a boy called Kevin. He was only 19, and he and his friends had a wonderful time running, jumping and throwing over 2 days. Ten years later, Kevin and his friends travelled to another land for a competition…only to find a new band of…

The January Ten

Every month, I’ll share a digest of ten decathlon-related facts, figures and features. Here’s my pick of the best of January – read it quickly because it looks like February is going to be even more fun… 1 2019 started the way 2018 ended with Kevin resplendent and expressing himself 100%. Kevin kicks off the…