Author Archives: Mark Robson Broadcaster SKY Sports

About Mark Robson Broadcaster SKY Sports

I have been a professional sports broadcaster for over 30 years working for a variety of channels including the BBC, ITV, Eurosport and, currently, SKY Sports where I commentate on rugby union and football.

Mourne Mountain Marathon 2013

MOURNE MOUNTAIN MARATHON 2013 …. the journey ! “Under no circumstances are you to run that Hill and Dale Race next week” Those were the final words of my physio after another half an hour of enduring the “Sarah Key Technique”. … Continue reading

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Mourne Mountain Marathon 2012

On the 31st of July the washing machine clogged up with bits of peat bog. For me this was a sign that the preparation was going well. Actually that was maybe an exaggeration. It was an indication though that at … Continue reading

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Mourne Mountain Marathon 2011

Training Day: Tuesday 2nd August 2011 I have always admired the wild eyed hard nuts who run Mountain Marathons. Men and women. Young and old. They seemed to be really good people. I liked their attitude to life. That joie de … Continue reading

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CYCLING THE TOUR DE FRANCE ALPINE COLS NEAR LAKE ANNECY (A painful tale of mishap)

Machismo Dissolves: Take a novice, a clapped out rented bike, horrific weather and a few of the toughest Alpine cols and this is what happens !!! I’ve often watched sporting disasters unfold from a safe spot somewhere behind my microphone but never … Continue reading

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TRAMUNTANA MOUNTAINS THUMBNAIL – THE GOOD, THE BAD + THE UGLY

NORTH WEST MALLORCA – THE TRAMUNTANA MOUNTAINS Mark Robson dips into the Tramuntana to find stunning scenery, some good hiking as well as razor vines, rabid dogs and insane farmers ! A week after the Picos experience I was off … Continue reading

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Picos De Europa Mountains Six Day Hiking Tour

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PICOS DE EUROPA MOUNTAINS DAY ONE – FUENTE DE TO DIEGO MELLA REFUGE (5 hrs 30 mins) You meet quite a few Dutch folk in the Picos and there is your instant dichotomy. Flat Holland and mega steep Spanish limestone. … Continue reading

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