Alcatraz Swim Challenge

Swimming to freedom On the 12th July Edwina proved that it really is possible to ‘escape from Alcatraz’ when she successfully competed in the Alcatraz Challenge in San Francisco, California. Freezing temperatures, strong currents, foggy conditions, and sharky waters weren’t enough to deter her, and she finished the crossing in 46 mins 39.2 seconds – 7th place in her age …

Tour de France 09

Tour de France 09 Craig and his friends have made the pilgrimage to France for the last few summers to cycle the alpine stages of the Tour de France. In 2009 we had a great day out at the individual time trial around Lake Annecy. We got up close and personal to Lance Armstrong and Bradley Wiggins. Craig’s son, Lachlan, …

Yukon Arctic Ultra 2009

Dr Carlyle Jenkins, having conquered London Marathons and the 100km Trailwalker Ultra Marathon is now heading off in February to attempt the Yukon Arctic Ultra – the most extreme endurance footrace in the world. Covering 515kms (12.5 marathons) non-stop over 6 days in temperatures down to -30C. Champion fund raisers He joins Team Helmut Adventure Racing Team whose founding members …

London Ski Show 2008

he Metro Ski Show, held at Kensington Olympia during late October, puts on display all that is skiing in the UK and worldwide. Putney Chiropractic Centre was invited back to look after the young athletes who put their bodies on the line for the crowd’s viewing pleasure. We were provided a private booth in the upstairs Riders Environment to keep …

Dr Craig moves up a cycle racing category

Dr Craig understands the stresses cycling can place on your spine In 2008 Craig started cycle racing and successfully gained his British Cycling 3rd category racing license in his first season. He has a background in triathlon but since joining London Dynamo cycle club in 2005 he found a new thrill in cycling racing. A number of our clients in …

Tim Brabants wins 2 medals in Beijing

Tim Brabants K1 1000m Champion We are proud to work with Tim Brabants, World Champion 2007 and now gold medalist at the Beijing Olympics in the K1 1000m. Tim had already won himself a bronze medal in the Sydney Olympics in 2000 at the 1000m distance, and this time was determined to bring home a different colour! Beijing Success Tim’s …

Windsor Triathlon 2008

Dr Craig joined over 2500 competitors on June 15th to race in the Windsor Triathlon Olympic Distance – a race involving a 1.5 km swim, 40 km on the bike and a 10km run. He completed these distances in 2hrs 21mins which placed him in 109th place out of 1800 people who completed the full distance. His swim and cycle …

Clapham Common 10 km series – 2008

January 10km 2008 Dr Craig and Fran took up the challenge in the first 10k race of 2008. Fran is training for the Marathon in April, and confessed that this was her first race since primary school! They both did really well, and are looking forward to the next run on 27th April – fancy joining them? Go to the Innovation …

London Marathon 2008

One sunny April morning, CA Fran headed off to London to run 26 miles along with 35000 of her closest friends. Despite all the rain and punishing distance – she made it! In her own words… The few days lead up to the London Marathon weren’t ideal: being woken up by drunken flatmates, having a tummy bug, and nervously racing …

Bound for Beijing

Training training training Tim has been training hard for many years and recently he has enjoyed the most successful period in his career. (Even though he had a great start to his career with a bronze medal at the Sydney Olympics). In 2007  he won the K1 1000m world championship and he is looking the good for Beijing 2008. It …

Paul C’s story

I’ve been off the bike since April and it was getting pretty frustrating light riding around. Almost installed a basket and bought a bonnet to ride around the park it was getting pathetic. Had Physio and did core work it just wasn’t working and it was a pretty dark place for the last few months then finally a Consultant told …

London Ski Show 2006

Dr Craig, Dr Carlyle and Dr Adrian were at this year’s ski show, working with the pro skiers and riders helping them to perform at their very best. Dendix and big air The slope this year was not real snow, but a brush plastic material which reacts very differently to ice. Some of the athletes train on dry slopes and …

Eton Super Sprints

Dr Craig Mclean headed off to Eton for one of the summer series of supersprints. Glorious weather It was a fantastic day, and the rowing lake looked really quite inviting! The organisation was very slick, and there was even a kiddie triathlon before hand consisting of running, cycling and scootering. The race centred around the 2km rowing course, and all …

Blenheim Triathlon

Dr Craig Mclean and CA Gail headed off to the beautiful setting of Blenheim Palace recently to take part in the location’s first triathlon, along with around 2200 other athletes. Swim, bike and run Despite torrential rain the day before, only one thermal and a ski jacket was required at registration time of 7am, and by 10am the thermal was …

Olympic Bronze for PCC patient

Great Britain’s Ian Wynne shrugged off a freak ankle injury to take bronze in the men’s K1 500m kayak final in Athens this summer. Sprained ankle The Surrey athlete sprained his ankle after falling off a bus on Friday and competed with heavy strapping, and in a race that kept us all on the edge of our seats, he made …