The plight of any sports fan over 30 is that we constantly yearn for bygone eras. Nostalgia has a funny way of making things seem better or worse than they actually were therefore complaining that things just aren’t as good as they used to be becomes a staple of watching our favourite teams as we get older regardless of whether it’s true or not.
August 9th, 2004. I was thirteen going on twenty. It was the summer holidays, I probably spent that day either riding my bike around the city, playing football or lighting fires down the brook. Not much about that summer sticks out in my memory other than a few weeks later I would be introduced to in my opinion, the greatest UK hip-hop album of my generation.
Peter Speight is a British freestyle skier and 2018 Winter Olympics hopeful. Sean Shute caught up with the British Halfpipe champion while he was in training in Canada. The Sheffield native talks about his preparations for Pyeongchang 2018, his goals for the season ahead and being part of a thriving Team GB Park and Pipe team.