Category Archives: Athletics

Will Sharman: Harder To Please

I’ve not long got back to my hotel room after running at the prestigious Zurich Golden League meeting, which prides itself on replicating the World Championship final. I finished 6th out of 9 in a competitive field and my time was 13.37. (0.2) I thought that I should have run faster had I not made […]

Jodie Stimpson: Getting ready to rumble…

I’ve been practically living at the Dillon/Hayes household in Loughborough the past week or so – and getting in some hard core “balls in the wheelie bin” sessions. I’ve loved training up here alongside Michelle [Dillon] and Stuart [Hayes]. They both drive me to achieve the best, which at the minute is great preparation for […]

Will Sharman: Who knows what’s next?

What an incredible couple of days, here I am at the World Championships in Berlin I’ve been given the chance to compete against the best in the world, my idols, and I’ve finished fourth in the final, fourth in the world! A month ago I didn’t even think I would get the chance to race […]

Jodie Stimpson: Leading up to “What a Race”

The week leading up to World Champ Series race at Hyde Park has been great. I’ve spent most of it living up at Loughborough with my coach Michelle [Dillon] and training alongside Stuart [Hayes]. Every time I step out on to the running track or out on the road on the bike with Stuart and […]

Jodie Stimpson: National Sprint Championships done… now onto Hamburg

Well I’ve got to admit leading up to this race I was as nervous as hell because Helen Jenkins was on the start list and I knew what good form she was in! But these nerves soon turned to determination to race and hold my own against our best female athlete. However my roller coaster […]

Jodie Stimpson: Good block of training and another BIG thank you

After the U23 European Championships I’ve been in a training block to get myself ready for the up and coming races. It has been a bloody hard core block but with the way the top girls are now running it had to be!!! I’m now getting ready for a few hard races on the trot. […]

Jodie Stimpson: My season so far

I’ve got to say a BIG thank you to Uptonaway Media for designing and building my website for me – http://www.jodiestimpson.co.uk. You have got to agree it’s very smart and feel free to have a good look at all the links……I love it! Thanks again to everyone for all of their hard work and for […]

William Sharman: Bydgoscz Here I Come

“The main aim is to be able to train without any distractions.”

William Sharman: Working with Benke Blomkvist

So far we’ve bought you only the views of football players and Managers but now we’re branching out. The latest name to be writing a blog here on mysportsthoughts is athlete Will Sharman, who is hopeful of reaching the Olympics in 2012. The 110m metre hurdler will be keeping us up to date with his […]