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U18 GB Handball starJoe Nelson from Strode College in Street has moved to a specialist sports academy in Denmarkto spend a year being coached by professionals and playing for a highly-regarded handball club in Ikast.
On Sunday morning - Jamie undertook the 2.6 challenge to support British charities by undertaking a 10k on rollers to support David Weir, who also did the challenge instead of competing in the London marathon this year.
Jess is working hard revising, as Durham are still setting exams for their first year students. On top of this she is obviously still keeping up with her fitness and we have set up a home gym plus she is running and cycling too.
Over this period I've been trying to maintain some sort of schedule and trying to keep levels of fitness up, although it is not surprisingl that it is difficult to recapture swimming training without a pool.
I have had to come home from University, so my sister Bettine and myself have been cycling and running to keep our fitness up everyday!
Joe's calendar for the last month or so has been seriously affected as he would have been preparing for another GB handball tournament in Portugal along with a further two National training camps at Stoke Mandeville.
It’s obviously an unusual and scary time for everyone at the moment. Just wanted to give you a little recap because of the dramatic changes to my plans for the future.
Jamie Edwards came home Surrey a few days before lockdown as his wheelchair racing academy and all the other training facilities closed down.
Great Britain Under 18 Handball team headed off to Portugal during half term to participate in The Handleca Cup in preparation for the European qualifiers in Bulgaria later this summer.