Posts by Catharine Moss (page 2)

Cresta Season Report 2018

CRESTA SEASON REPORT 2018 Maj PJR Chishick LG This season was a notable season for Army Cresta for a number of reasons.  We had 32 riders representing 13 regiments for the Junction Inter-Regimental Championships of whom, for the first time,…

EX RACING ICE III – 2018

Ex RACING ICE III- INTER SERVICE ICE SPORTS CHAMPIONSHIPS The three services came together to train and race at the Olympic Sliding Centre in Igls, Austria. Talent on the ice ranged from novices through to Olympic medal winners, including our…

EX RACING ICE II – 2018

Ex RACING ICE II – ARMY NOVICE, JUNIOR AND SENIOR BOBSLEIGH CHAMPIONSHIPS Once upon a lycra lunge, high up in the Winterberg mountains, the charismatic voice of the bob track casually broadcasts the words: “Bob crashed! Bob back up!… Bob…

EX Racing Ice 1 – 2018

Ex RACING ICE 1 – ARMY BOBSLEIGH ICE CAMP The novice training weeks run late November and early December each year, giving young aspiring athletes the opportunity to try on their ice legs and experience the adrenaline pumping sport of…

Alpine Season update 2018

Alpine Season update 2018 By Lt Col Bee Smith R SIGNALS Secretary Army Alpine What a difference a year makes! The ski season of 2017/2018 was heralded in by unprecedented amounts of snow from as early as mid-November and by…

Notice of Death

Colonel Jimmie Spencer (late RA) 22 April 1926 – 16 July 2018 Born in Greenock, Jimmie Spencer was “economic” about his date of birth and enlisted into the Royal Artillery in 1943. He saw action at Salerno, and then as…

Notice of death

It is with the deepest sadness and a heavy heart that we have to inform you that Maj (Retd) John Ayres, who was the first permanent AGA/AWSA Secretary in the ASCB (1991 to 2000) died at home on Saturday 28th…

Army Bobsleigh Results

ARMY BOBSLEIGH CHAMPIONSHIP 2018 Army Champions Men Army Champions: Cpl Ivan Londal – LCpl Rick Ray, 3 PARA Runners up: Sgt Dan Hawker, RMAS – LCpl Jimmy Newson, 3 PARA Army Champions Women Army Champions: WO2 Smith, RSA Larkhill –…