Posts Tagged ‘ World Bog Snorkelling Championships ’

The world’s greatest event was nearly cancelled

Aug 20th, 2018 | By
Llanwrtyd Wells

This major highlight of the annual sporting scene which ranges as important as the Olympic Games and Ashes tests against Australia would have saddened many people if it had been cancelled.

The only games that matter

Jul 20th, 2014 | By
Llanwrtyd Wells

Yes, I know that something is happening in Glasgow but it may not be as exciting, as trhilling, as muscular or as daredevil as one event coming up.

The bog snorkelling man wins

Nov 26th, 2013 | By

Any man who puts a small, largely unheard town on the map deserves an award. Any man who conceives such ridiculous things like the world bog-snorkelling championships and the man versus horse race deserves an award.

Stiletto’s, office chairs and bog snorkelling

Aug 23rd, 2012 | By

It hardly seems possible but we are about halfway through the Games. Some of the big events may be passed but there remain some of the most exciting to come. If you thought that Usain Bolt caused excitement, well just wait for the weekend.

Bog Snorkelling’s not for Wimps

Aug 24th, 2011 | By

Last Saturday the key tourist attraction was the Henley-on-Todd Regatta. This Sunday the focus of the entire world – plus green Martians and orbiting spacecraft will be on the Welsh village of Llanwrytd Wells where the World Bog Snorkelling Championships will be taking place.
Attracting visitors from around the world, this important event attracts almost as many media. Rumours that the BBC wanted exclusive rights for the broadcast are wide of the mark since they couldn’t find the 50p required