INTO THE BLUE
occasional stories from an active life
ABOUT INTO THE BLUE
In my twenties I rowed, in my thirties it was mountain biking. I discovered long distance swimming in my forties, paddle boarding in my fifties. I have cheated on all of them with yoga, triathlon and sailing along the way. For two intense years I thought I would leave everything else for indoor climbing. I am rubbish at body boarding and always wish I could surf anyway. The skateboarding is best left unremarked upon.
I’m not the best or the fastest but if something looks cool, I’m probably going to want to try it. If you’re put off doing the same because hey, female and fifty or you’re not rocking the bikini in the ad, feel free to channel my own disregard for public opinion and try it anyway.
This is not extreme, it's life.