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Meet the Neuff Blog Team

We're lucky to work alongside some incredible athletes and coaches, who offer support to athletes through blogs and advice.

Neuff's goal is to support athletes to achieve where they want to be in their journey, no matter how experienced or inexperienced they may be.  Our bloggers and contributors are a crucial part of our mission, and they have released lots of valuable content for athletes from all disciplines.

Whether it's product guides, training guides or even some instructional videos, we'd like to think there's already something here for you to benefit from. We release content from various contributors regularly too, so there will be even more to come from us in the near and distant future!

So... who are our bloggers and contributors at the moment?



Bekah Walton Neuff Athletic Blog

Bekah is a javelin thrower who also happens to be a British champion, having ranked first in the UK for the past 3 years!  She also won bronze in 2023 at the European Team Champs.

Originally a netballer, Bekah ended up turning her talents to javelin throwing, and hasn't looked back since. She has accomplished a lot since taking that leap from netball to javelin throw, including winning the women's javelin title at the 2021 British Championships!

Bekah writes about a range of javelin topics for our blog with the intent of helping throwing athletes this winter and beyond with their training and competitions.

Instagram: @bekahhwalton

Twitter: @bekah_walton



Charlie Wakefield Neuff Athletic Blog

Charlie is an 800m/1500m runner, but he also runs 5K and cross country.  Having focussed on Parkrun in 2023, his ranking has jumped from 230th to 11th in the UK U20s! 

He is an active member of three different athletics clubs, namely Saint Edmund Pacers AC, Ryston Runners and UEA Athletics.

As part of our blog team, Charlie will primarily be making content focusing on middle-distance events.

His goals over the next 5 years include achieving an England/GB vest on the track and breaking the 4 minute mile!

Instagram: @charlie_wako


Destiny Ogali Neuff Athletic Blogger

Destiny is placed 16th U23 in the UK at 100m with a PB of 10.45, competing for Harrow AC. He is incredibly passionate about helping other sprinters and athletes go further in their athletic journeys!

He already has experience in discussing athletics topics with others through The Visions Podcast, where he has sat down and spoken with some great athletes, including Desiree Henry and Aidan Syers! 

You can find Destiny's sprint performances on his Power of 10 profile.

Instagram: @destinyogali & @thevisionspod



Harry Kendall Neuff Athletic Blog

Harry is a decathlete who represented England at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham and is ranked UK 3rd in 2023!

Currently a member of Tonbridge AC, Harry won bronze at the 2021 British Athletics Championship, and he claimed victory at the 2022 English National Championship after scoring a PB of 7843 points!

As a combined events athlete, you can expect to see blogs from Harry covering various topics based on his athletics experiences so far.

Instagram: @harrykendall_

Twitter: @harrykendall567



Joshua Douglas Neuff Athletic Ambassador

Joshua Douglas is an excellent U23 thrower, who competes across the UK and ranks 4th in Discus, 12th in Shotput and 17th in Hammer Throw.

Caring, determined and analytical, Joshua achieved medals at the EA U20/23 championships and BUCS, as well as to competing at the British senior championships.

He is also currently undertaking an undergraduate degree in sport psychology, and is very passionate in helping other athletes in this area, as well as other areas in throwing and athletics!

Josh will mainly be talking about discus throw in his content. However, as he is studying sport psychology at university, he will also cover this area in his blogs!

Joshua is a member of Southampton AC & Loughborough Students AC.

Instagram: @bigbjosh



Kate Rooney Pole Vault Coach

A former GB athlete and current Loughborough University pole vault coach, Kate is also at hand to help athletes pick the perfect vaulting pole here at Neuff!

Kate is an exceptional GB athlete who was the former British record holder in pole vault (indoors and outdoors) and competed in the 2008 and 2012 Olympics. She also claimed a bronze medal at the 2010 Commonwealth Games and secured a 6th place finish at the World Championships in 2009.

Since retiring as an athlete, she has now turned her talents to coaching, where she coaches a range of up-and-coming athletes, including 2022 Commonwealth Games finalists Ellie McCartney and Neuff blogger Owen Heard!

Think you could do with some help from Kate? Head over to our vaulting pole guidance page for more info!



Owen Heard Commonwealth Games Pole Vaulter

Placed 1st U23 in the 2022 UK rankings, Owen has been has been pole vaulting for many years, and you may recall seeing him compete for Team England in the Men's Pole Vault Final in the Birmingham Commonwealth Games.

He is also a hurdler and a Team Pacer athlete, making him incredibly knowledgeable and skilled at what he does, especially as he's only 21 years old!

View Owen's Team England profile here.

Instagram: @owen_heard



Ruby Jerges Neuff Athletic Blog

Ruby is primarily a long jumper, but is also known as a sprinter!  Her 2023 season was marred by injury, but she is now back on track for a 2024 comeback!

She started doing gymnastics for a little while at just five years old, but then realised in secondary school that athletics was what she wanted to pursue.

One of her coaches is John Shepherd, who some of you may be familiar with from the virtual competitions we have held before! ⁠

She competes for Crawley AC, as well as for Loughborough University

Ruby loves to inspire young girls in getting involved with athletics, and is keen to start writing for us!

Instagram: @ruby.jerges


Maybe you'd like to create content for our blog which will inform and inspire up-and-coming athletes? If so, that's amazing!

We are always looking for knowledgeable or experienced athletes and coaches keen to support their fellow athletics community through valuable and relevant content.

Not a fan of writing content? Not a problem! We are also keen to work with athletes who are happy to provide videos, podcasts... or any other form of media. We're happy to work with you on your ideas!

Interested in this opportunity? Send us an email at, and we will be happy to discuss your potential role with us further!