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Results Commentary : BG Energy Challenge 2007
Stage One ? It?s Now or Never
by Vicky Selway Swift
As dusk and drizzle set in over Plean Country Park, Stirling on Thursday 5 July, the 32 enthusiastic and excited teams assembled for the start of the BG Energy Challenge 2007 – UK. Having only arrived at Stirling University earlier in the day t ....more

Stage Two ? Time Flies
by Vicky Selway Swift
After the adventures of the first night’s challenge, the 32 teams were up bright and early for the long and winding transfer to Achray Forest, the backdrop for the second stage – a 2 hour 30 minute set time, physical and strategic biking ....more

Stage Three ? Get a Move On
by Vicky Selway Swift
After the physically demanding challenge of the morning, teams had only a short break in which to re-group, recover and devour lunch before setting off for the Stirling University sports field, the location for the much anticipated construction stage ....more

Stage Four ? Surprise, Surprise
by Vicky Selway Swift
After time to relax and enjoy a leisurely dinner, the teams gathered to listen to Steve Backley, keynote speaker for the BG Energy Challenge 2007 – UK. Having won an unprecedented four successive European Championships, three Commonwealth gold ....more

Stage Five ? It?s a Gas
by Vicky Selway Swift
The penultimate stage of the BG Energy Challenge 2007 – UK saw teams head to Loch Ard, a freshwater lake nestled in the heart of the beautiful Trossachs region. The stunning surroundings did little to ease tensions as the teams were joined by t ....more

Stage Six ? Straight to Jail
by Vicky Selway Swift
After five gruelling stages and with the finish line now in sight, the 32 teams geared up for the final challenge. The tension was palpable as all the teams were eager to maximise the last opportunity to improve on their scores. Having dropped off th ....more

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