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Adventure Racers Complete Epic 500Km World Series Race

A team of three from the RAF Adventure Racing Squad have pushed themselves to the limit competing in ‘Expedition Africa’, a 500km adventure race in South Africa. The race involved kayaking, cycling, running, canyoning and mountaineering, and formed part of […]

Ex Classic Speed 2014

Ex Classic Speed 2014

  In August 2014 3 riders from the RAF Classic Motorcycle Racing Team took a break from their campaign in the CRMC Championships to compete in the Belgium Classic TT at Gedinne. The riders consisted of Sqn Ldr Symon Woodward […]

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RAF Police drop in on the snow

In January FS Gaz Longley, Sgt Geoff Bratt and Cpl Dan Burton from the Police Flt participated in the RAF Alpine Ski and Snowboard Championships in Saalbach-Hinterglemm, Austria. Upon arrival at Salzburg airport there was a horrible sinking feeling in […]

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RAF Rowing Club at Henley Town and Visitors’ Regatta 2014

Henley Town and Visitors’ Regatta is an annual event hosted by Henley Rowing Club and conducted on the River Thames, along the world famous Henley on Thames Royal Regatta course. It attracts crews from all of the local clubs and […]

Marathon Diary

Diary… of a first-time marathon runner

At the end of April SAC Rachael David ventured to China to take part in the Great Wall Marathon. It is a challenging race for even the most seasoned of longdistance runner, so how would a 27-yearold from Port Talbot […]

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Team GBR Make it into the GRM World Cup round World Cup 2013/14 Natural Luge

It was a weekend of firsts for team GBR at the 2nd GRM – World Cup Natural Luge January 4th/5th, 2014 at Seiser Alm/Alpe di Siusi (ITA). Four athletes from the GBR Team entered the race; SAC Lizzie Driver was […]

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RAF High Wycombe Ten-pin Bowling Showcase

“A day in the office is a day wasted”. A disgruntled employee perhaps? A pilot? A navigator? An Olympian? No, these are the encouraging words of the Station Commander at RAF High Wycombe delivered to all personnel in the hope […]

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Southern Service Cross country league

A chilly 20th November saw RAF High Wycombe host the second fixture of the Southern Service Cross Country League. 12 stations in the South of England take turns to host the competition. All races are free to enter, and often […]

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Golf

On 19th and 20th September, the MPGS at RAF High Wycombe held the first MPGS Southern Challenge Golf Competition at the Hazelmere Golf Club, in aid of the RAF Benevolent Fund, with RAF High Wycombe Station Commander, Gp Capt Heffron, […]

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Hockey Masters World Cup Glory

In what has, undoubtedly, been the most memorable summer of international sport for a generation, Sqn Ldr Dave ‘Rosie’ Oatley, from HQ Air Command, spent the two weeks between the Olympics and Paralympics chasing his own sporting dream. Oatley, now […]

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