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Chemmy Alcott mini interview

Sorry, we've got to ask - exactly where does Chemmy Alcott get her energy from? After completing her fitness test at Kingston University, the nation's favourite (retired) Olympic skier found the time to cheer on her team members, pull a few tough-looking stretches and chat to us for a few minutes. ... Read more

Ski Sunday's Graham Bell reveals what the race is really like

"Just pace yourselves! It’s a long three days, and if you get the pacing wrong - or head off too hard - you’ll suffer. Lots of people get overexcited at the starting gate - don’t fall into that trap. And the very best of luck!" Graham Bell Ex-Olympic skier and Ski Sunday presenter Graham... Read more

Support The Arctic V and follow their journey to Greenland

We're delighted to announce that we're supporting Chemmy Alcott and The Arctic V as they train and prepare to tackle the Arctic Circle Race. In March 2015, Chemmy, Richard Gibbs, Max Willcocks, Chris Brooks and Adam Libbey will be heading to Greenland for three days of intense racing around the Arc... Read more

Chemmy Alcott: Tips for first-time skiers

Whether you’re a novice skier, at an intermediate level or a professional, you’ll never forget the first time you strapped on a pair of skis. Being a first-time skier is never easy, no matter how effortless Ski Sunday makes the whole business look. If you’re about to give skiing a shot, here’s so... Read more

The Arctic V reveal their training tips for The Arctic Circle Race

Let us make ourselves absolutely clear - The Arctic Circle Race will be the toughest test The Arctic V have faced yet. The three-day challenge will take it out of our five intrepid athletes - so it’s vital that they train well. We spoke to Max Willcocks about the training that they’re undergoing,... Read more

Chemmy Alcott and The Arctic V prepare to smash another world record

***We're pleased and proud to announce that Chemmy and the gang officially smashed the Guinness World Record on Friday, February 13. Read all about their record-breaking activities here.*** The Arctic V are hoping to smash another world record - but this time, they've given themselves the ultimat... Read more

The Arctic V's training in Austria

Earlier on this year, The Arctic V headed to Austria to get their training up to speed. Here's what they got up to... Trip factfile: Dates of the trip: January 4 - 8, 2015 Location and where they were staying: The gang were staying in a chalet which has sponsored them called The Apsle... Read more

Chemmy Alcott and The Arctic V create a new Guinness World Record

We were delighted to witness history being made last Friday, courtesy of The Arctic V. Arriving in Hyde Park on a blustery afternoon, we had a good feeling that the five athletes would smash the Guinness World Record for fastest mile on roller skis by a linked team, but we didn't know just how we... Read more

How to get fit and fight the flab at your desk

Want to hone your body so you can look like The Arctic V, but worried your desk job will hold you back? No fear; there are ways you can improve your posture and strength, just by doing a few of these simple exercises every day. Improve your mobility - advice from SportsShoes.com expert Margarita ... Read more

Get the inside story on The Arctic V’s journey to the starting line

They trained. Hard. They flew. For miles. And then they smashed The Arctic Circle Race (well, as hard as the terrible weather conditions allowed). But nobody knows the inside story on their journey to the starting line...yet. Chemmy, Max, Richard, Chris and Adam left the UK on March 16 and flew t... Read more

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