To be honest, I prefer toasting my toes in front of a roaring fire, but there are those with a passion for all things cold.
‘The Iceman’ Breaks Another World Record
Last Saturday Wim Hoff, aka ‘The Iceman’ broke his own record by standing engulfed in 1,550 lbs of ice for an hour and 12 minutes! He also holds the world record for the longest swim whilst holding one’s breath under ice (188 feet, 6 inches).
For those of you who have a culinary interest in ‘cold’, the fastest time to make one gallon of slushie using a home made slushie machine currently stands at 3 minutes, 9.5 seconds. And if you ever have to rescue hot dogs from icy water using only your feet (what’s that about!), Hannah Mansour currently holds the record – 30 hot dogs from a bucket of ice water in only 54.64 seconds! (more…)
Work Every Muscle!
This is the second part of ‘A Walk on the Wild Side’ Read part 1 here.
We couldn’t walk through the woods without having a go on the Wild Boar gym trail, eight exercise stations designed to provide an all-body workout for residents or diners at the Grill and Smokehouse restaurant. For less focused individual, the parallel bars, ladder walk, balance beam and other apparatus can provide some fun and a friendly challenge. Perfect for building up an appetite! (more…)
Welcome to the Woods
I had cause to take a walk through the woods at The Wild Boar recently, led very proficiently by Charlie Lemm, the son of Andy and Michelle who manage The Wild Boar Inn. Having forgotten my wellies, I was relieved that the Inn had a choice of sizes to borrow – and we needed them! (more…)