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Peter Kennaugh Interview by Paul Speller

My gold medal is still in a box on the kitchen table He may be a genuine golden boy after his Olympics exploits, but Manx cycling star Peter Kennaugh’s feet remain firmly on the ground eight months after his triumph at London. There were certainly no signs of ego when he took time out to talk to the Manx Advertiser about life following his Olympic triumph, his belief that cycling is cleaning up its act after the lurid drug revelations and why Mark Cavendish still outshines him in terms of achievement. Last year saw Peter - for a short while, at least - steal some of the Manx limelight from global icon Mark Cavendish when he landed gold in world record time in the Team Pursuit at the Olympics. He was widely lauded and got to see a post box painted gold in his honour following the success.

But Peter, 23, said: ‘Things haven’t changed an awful lot. If anything this season has been a case of things getting back to normal.’ In fact, so down to earth is the Team Sky rider he confessed that he had yet to find a permanent place to keep his gold medal. He revealed: ‘At the moment it is in a box on the kitchen worktop under paperwork. I need to do something about that…’ So, it is possible that, by the time you read this, it may be in a more prestigious position! Peter is currently concentrating on road racing. In part it is because he has nothing left to prove on the track. ‘I have pretty much achieved everything: world champion, European champion, Olympic champion. It does make you want to let people throw you a challenge.’ His main target this year is the Giro d’Italia next month and he hopes to have, by that stage, fully recovered from the effects of food poisoning that threatened to hamper his early season, in which he only had three days’ break. Fortunately, he got to spend some time in the Island at Easter which he hopes will do the trick to get him to peak fitness. ‘It was a real chance to get on top of things and recover,’ he said. He is now in Tenerife for a 15 day training camp.

Peter Kennaugh: The drug cheats are getting caught

‘I have virtually no down time at all,’ he revealed. ‘People don’t see that part of it. The travelling is part of the job – it is something we get used to.’ Looking further ahead, Peter is keen

Golden moment: Peter receives his gold medal, along with his Olympic team mates Ed Clancy, Geraint Thomas, Steven Burke (

to represent the Isle of Man at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow next year – possibly both on the road and on the track. And he expects the Isle of Man to do well in a sport in which we also lay claim to the greatest sprinter in the world. ‘We will have a good chance to get a few medals,’ he said. On the subject of Mark Cavendish, it is an oddity in a nation the size of the Island that someone can win an Olympic gold medal and still not even be the biggest national star in his own sport. But for Peter that is not a problem. ‘I might have a gold medal and Cav doesn’t, but what Cav has done on the road outdoes anything I have done in my career.’ While British cycling, with two Manxmen at the forefront of it, may

never have enjoyed a higher profile, the sport in general has suffered negative publicity over the recurring issue of drug use – much of it historic - particularly the Lance Armstrong revelations. The Isle of Man sportsman of the year admits it is frustrating for the many clean athletes in the sport that the issue keeps coming up, but he also believes that it means that the sport is cleaner than many others these days. ‘It is frustrating to read about that sort of stuff. It is demoralising because these are the guys you looked up to when you were growing up. ‘I think you look at Wiggins and others who are clean and it is not fair on the sport, because it is happening in every sport.’ But he added: ‘We might have the bad publicity but at least the cheats are getting caught.’

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Sporting chance for Katie

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Why a biketard is never a good look By the time you read this I may have started using a fitness DVD at home. This will come as quite a shock to the system for someone who once managed to find time for 10 hours a week down the gym. (In case anyone out there imagines this writer to have once been a musclebound beefcake, the 10 hours’ worth of workouts served to hold back the tidal impact of biscuit and crisp consumption and not a great deal more.) But there’s a DVD in the Speller household that has been produced by a fitness expert who, apparently, is very big in the Down Under version of the Biggest Loser. Read into that what you wish. The truth is it’s much easier to find an excuse to justify not going to the gym than it is to convince yourself you don’t have a spare half hour at home. It doesn’t mean I’m forsaking the gymnasium for good and, in the meantime, here are some tips for gym newcomers and stalwarts alike: If you are male then any outfit you wear should consist of two pieces, plus socks. That means, and I cannot stress this enough, no wrestling-style

biketards*. Even if you are Louis Spence. In the unlikely event that the music they have blaring out at the gym is to your taste, still wear headphones. You don’t have to play music through them, just ensure they are visible. They enable you to avoid having to speak to anyone unless you really want to. (A similar rule can be applied to bus and train journeys.) Unless you are actually lifting free weights, try not to be caught too often looking at yourself in one of the many mirrors that will adorn the gymnasium walls. Just as, in life, comedy ties are not always an adequate substitute for personality, crazy socks in the gym will only highlight your fitness failings. White or black sports socks please. If you are trying to look stronger than you actually are, remember always to increase the weight resistance on a piece of apparatus after you have done your reps. Not the other way around. Keep telling yourself that muscle weighs more than fat. *For the unaware, a biketard is half way between a unitard and a leotard and wasn’t a good look even on Big Daddy.

A student from the Isle of Man has been elected to the world’s biggest sports medicine and science organisation. Katie Taylor, 24, of Pairk Ollay, Ramsey, is studying for a PhD at the University of Idaho, having gained a degree in sports science from the University of Central Lancashire. She has been accepted as a national student representative on the American College of Sports Medicine, Katie said: ‘ ACSM provides the worldwide guidelines for the recommended levels of physical activity, for example. ‘I am proud to be the first person from the Isle of Man, maybe even the British Isles, to sit on the executive board.’ She added: ‘I introduced myself, proudly telling them I was from the Isle of Man and being prepared to give a geography lesson. I got the reply “that’s where they hold the TT races. I follow the races every year”.

‘A well-respected biomechanics researcher who specialises in cycling then said, “I’d love to be from the Isle of Man. You have Mark Cavendish and Peter Kennaugh. There must be something in the water over there.”’ Katie first went to the US university in 2010 after winning the Ella Olesen scholarship, which is awarded annually to a female graduate who has been supported through her studies by the Department of Education and Children.


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Division Two Colby v Ronaldsway Douglas Athletic v Ayre Utd Malew v Braddan Onchan v Foxdale Pulrose v Douglas & District Sunday 14th April BCS VINYL HOSPITAL CUP 5.30 p.m. kick-off Pulrose v Union Mills RYCOB v St George’s St John’s v DHSOB Marown v St Mary’s Colby v Peel Rushen v Ramsey Douglas and District v Castletown Onchan v Foxdale

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Sunrise 6.19am, Sunset 8.08pm Saturday, 13th April 01:30HT (9.1) 13:49HT (9.0) 08:21LT (1.3) 20:31LT (1.5)

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Sunrise 6.12am, Sunset 8.13pm Tuesday, 16th April 03:10HT (8.3) 15:35HT (7.9) 09:54LT (2.3) 22:01LT (2.7)

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Sarah’s role is on a Sure footing Sarah Jarvis has been appointed to the role of marketing and PR manager at Sure/Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) in the Isle of Man. Sarah, who is well-known within the Manx marketing community, will play a crucial role in developing the Sure brand in the Island, overseeing all of Sure’s communications including sponsorships, events, advertising and media relations, as well as working with external agencies. Sarah began her marketing career in the telecoms industry, with BT, before moving to the Isle of Man International Business School, where she was a lecturer on undergraduate and professional marketing programmes before becoming business development manager. She said: ‘Joining Sure is a fantastic opportunity to work with two of the most exciting brands in the island. ‘I’m excited to take on the challenge of helping both brands engage with islanders and island businesses.’ As well as Sarah’s experience, her passion for the Island and its community are key to her role. ‘Sure and CWC are key supporters of the community and Sarah’s obvious passion for the Island and her network of contacts will be a great asset as we develop both the brands and our community programmes,’ said Andy Bridson, chief commercial officer at Sure Sarah lives in Douglas with her husband, Andrew, and three teenagers. She enjoys travelling, good food and spending time with family and friends.

business appointments Capital idea to strengthen leadership structure Capital Select Limited, the services division of the Capital International Group, has appointed three new directors from its senior management staff: Antony Kelsey, Martin Jones and Chris Watterson.

with my colleagues Antony Kelsey and Chris Watterson, formalises the management structure and serves to define Capital Select’s strategic role within the group.’

The move forms part of the group’s strategy to consolidate the core shared business framework of its regulated operations of investment, treasury and fund services.

Capital International Group’s chief executive Anthony Long said: ‘These latest directorship appointments are not only a vote of confidence in our people but will also help create strong stewardship for the business, bolster the framework to drive the group’s “good to great” strategy and support our ambitions for the future.’

Head of group marketing and business development Antony Kelsey who has been with the company since 2010, said: ‘I am pleased to have joined the Capital Select board and to be heading a five-strong team working to deepen client relationships and promote the group’s breadth and depth of business capabilities locally and internationally.

Group chief compliance officer Chris Watterson added: ‘My appointment to the Capital Select board is very much a shared achievement with my four-strong team who bring a wealth of experience and competence to our operation.’

‘This new structure also means that three of our core areas that impact upon customer experience can work more closely together in rolling out our Customer Centricity programme.’ Chief financial officer Martin Jones added: ‘Joining the board, together

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Newly appointed Capital Select directors Martin Jones, Antony Kelsey and Chris Watterson. Picture: Andrew Barton

Stamp of approval for Maxine Isle of Man Post Office has appointed Maxine Cannon as general manager of Isle of Man Stamps & Coins. She takes over from over from Dot Tilbury who retires from the role in May. Maxine joined Isle of Man Post Office in 1981 and has worked in Stamps & Coins throughout this time, latterly as sales and marketing manager. She said: ‘I’m grateful to my colleagues past and present in all areas of the business and at every level for their help, advice and good humour over the years, which has enabled me to reach this stage in my career and for making it possible to follow on from Dot.’ Dot Tilbury has headed up the division for the last 15 years and has been instrumental in producing creative and topical stamp issues which have been seen around the world. She will be leaving after 38 years with the Post Office. Dot said: ‘I can honestly say that I have had the best job in the world as manager of Isle of Man Stamps & Coins. However, none of that would have been possible without Maxine’s invaluable knowledge and assistance.’

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