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TEAM UGD – The Vlogs – meet the team

As you guys may have seen, we have a youtube channel full of videos of team UGD athletes training and competing! From athletics to gymnastics and plenty of crossfit you can follow the journey these athletes are currently on in their particular sports We go behind the scenes at national championships, into training gyms and […]

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Joe Taylor – Battle Of Britain 2017

THE BIGGEST TEST YET: BATTLE OF BRITAIN 2017 May 1, 2017 Battle of Britain is renowned for attracting some of the UKs top athletes and 2017’s competition was no different. I had been waiting since the qualifiers in January for what was to be a fantastic day of three deceptively disgusting workouts. Luckily, Form Leeds had four […]

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Joe Taylor – Me Against Myself

ME AGAINST MYSELF: THE CROSSFIT GAMES OPEN 2017 With more CrossFit boxes opening in 2016/17 I knew it would be difficult to climb up the leaderboard in the CrossFit Games Open 2017. Not only does this mean more people, but also more full-time athletes have a crack at trying to secure a spot Regionals and ultimately […]

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Always important to give back….

Safe to say the sports clothing industry is a competitive one..every up and coming company struggling to find their place in the market. Constantly searching for the next fashionable item and trying to prove why their kit is the best. It’s sometimes easy to slip into a war of hashtags and likes in the attempt […]

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Dean Kelleher – Pound for Pound Podium

Pound for Pound Crossfit 2016. Friday 17th June marked the day that myself and my fellow friends (soon to be competitors) flew to Northampton, England, to compete in Pound for Pound Crossfit 2016. The previous 7-8 weeks of both physically and mentally tough training, for all five of us, had come to a close and […]

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Emily Borthwick answers our quick fire questions

What’s your name? Emily Do you have a nickname? E Borth Describe yourself in 3 words? Dedicated, hardworking, passionate Best characteristic? Having time for people Worst characteristic? Self-doubt Sporting idol? Jenny Meadows Favourite quote? In order to achieve, we must first believe we can What is your guilty pleasure? Strawberries and nutella on pancakes Pizza […]

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Quick fire questions with Thomas Murray

What’s your name? Do you have a nickname? Thomas or Tommo Describe yourself in 3 words? Ambitious, determined, foodie Best characteristic? Looking at the positives of any situation Worst characteristic? Being stubborn Sporting idol? Kevin Sinfield Favourite quote? We all change when you think about it. We are all different people. All through our lives. […]

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Quick Fire questions with BETH TAYLOR

What’s your name? Do you have a nickname? My names Beth, I don’t really have a nickname but my close friends call me ‘B’ Describe yourself in 3 words? Determined Enthusiastic Hard working Best characteristic? I never give up even when things get hard Worst characteristic? Too hard on myself when things don’t go great […]

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Quick Fire Questions with Anthony Hogg

Another new addition to the ambassador programme is GB combined events international Anthony Hogg Below he answers our quick fire questions…. What’s your name? Do you have a nickname? – My name is Anthony but people usually call me Anth. Describe yourself in 3 words? – Competitive, driven and positive. Best characteristic? – I’m constantly […]

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Quick Fire questions with Holly Rodgers

What’s your name? Do you have a nickname? – Holly, but for some reason everyone calls me either coconut or jolly Describe yourself in 3 words? – loud, smiley and weird Best characteristic? – I’m very generous and always think of others before myself Worst characteristic? – I’m quite the drama queen and slightly over […]

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