Jan Owen

I just wanted to tell everyone how amazing Nordic Walking is for me. I’m 64 yrs old with two replacement knees and I felt my ankles were in danger of giving up – I had to sort myself out! I had heard about Nordic walking and because of the use of poles I thought it would give me confidence to at least do a shuffle round the park. I joined the Clifton Country Park group to learn how to Nordic Walk, initially I was slow ……very slow with no confidence and really felt sorry for Susan teaching me. I discovered that even though I wasn’t very good I loved it and that was that. I love going out walking, my ankles aren’t wobbly and my friends have seen a massive improvement in my walking and confidence in just normal everyday walking …e.g. shopping in Chester (couldn’t manage a day before). I now attend twice a week and have just booked for tomorrow.