With the sun finally starting to shine, it’s got us thinking about our next adventure. And what better way than to enjoy a holiday than combining it with your favourite hobby? Adventure breaks are the perfect way to explore a new place, keep up with your training and detach…

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10 of the best open water swimming events in the UK If you’re looking for a new challenge to take up in 2017, look no further than open water swimming. With participation in the sport steadily rising, coupled with some amazing event locations around the UK, now is the…

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Swimmer Beth French is going to take on arguably the toughest swimming challenge on the planet, the Ocean 7. The Ocean 7 forces swimmers to cross seven sea channels, which have been selected by the World Open Water Swimming Association to push any endurance swimmer to their absolute limits. Tackling the Oceans…

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In March, Team EtchRock were kindly invited to the AJ Bell London Triathlon Training Essentials Day in London. Throughout the day, we learnt all about the three different stages of the race and were given training from some fantastic coaches. With the London Triathlon fast approaching on the 6th…

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With the London Triathlon fast approaching on the 6th of August, Team EtchRock was thankfully invited to participate in the AJ Bell London Triathlon Training Essentials Day. Being the 20th anniversary of the world’s largest triathlon, this is something that we simply couldn’t miss! Triathlons are something we are…

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In our latest #TrueChallengers blog we take a look at Luke Tyburski as he take on The Ultimate Triathlon. Luke is no ordinary challenger, he already has a host of achievements next to his name including the fabled Marathon Des Sables. In his latest endeavours, Luke takes on a…

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On August 8th 2015, EtchRock director’s Stuart and Jason took part in the London Triathlon. This is Stuart’s first hand account of the event and the build up to it. About a week before The London Triathlon, social media and EtchRock users were buzzing about the event. Posts would…

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We got to talk to Andy’s Channel Ladies about their upcoming 3 way channel swim. In 2013, Andy’s Channel Ladies smashed the World Record for the fastest two way crossing of the Channel, completing the swim in 18 hours and 13 minutes, a record they still hold to this…

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In our latest #TrueChallenger’s blog piece, we take a look at accomplished swimmer Lisa Williams. Lisa would probably describe herself as an average person who is trying to manage a healthy work/life balance except that her list of achievements begs to differ. Lisa is an accomplished long distance swimmer,…

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Welcome to the first blog in our #TrueChallengers series. In this series, we take a look at people that are undertaking some of the biggest challenges around the globe. This week we start off with three adventurous brothers that are attempting to Swim The Eden in Cumbria. This summer…

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