If typically British weather keeps you stuck inside the ‘van watching the Olympics this summer, then you might want to spend 69p on an iPhone and iPad app to help you make the most of the televisual extravaganza. Curly’s Pocket Guide to Running, Jumping, Swimming... and Throwing Things is a fun reference guide that provides useful information about all manner of sporting events.

Tl_extracted 1

If typically British weather keeps you stuck inside the ‘van watching the Olympics this summer, then you might want to spend 69p on an iPhone and iPad app to help you make the most of the televisual extravaganza.

Curly’s Pocket Guide to Running, Jumping, Swimming... and Throwing Things is a fun reference guide that provides useful information about all manner of sporting events.

Presented as a series of playing cards for easy searching, the guide not only explains key rules for everything from archery to Taekwondo, but it’s full of interesting facts, too.

Tl_extracted 1

So, if you’ve ever wondered why race walking looks so peculiar (the athlete’s back toe can’t leave the ground until the heel of the front foot has touched it, and the supporting leg must straighten from the point of contact with the ground and remain straightened until the body passes over it) or why the javelin world record will never be broken (the IAFF redesigned the javelin after a 104.8m throw in 1984 to make it harder to throw) then the aptly named Curly’s Pocket Guide to Running, Jumping, Swimming... and Throwing Things could be for you.

[Curly’s Pocket Guide]

Share with friends

Follow us on

Most recent caravan reviews

Practical Caravan's Swift Conqueror 560 review - 1 - Bang on trend, the four-berth Swift Conqueror 560 has a central washroom and rear island bed (© Bob McDowell/Practical Caravan)
The Practical Caravan Swift Conqueror 580 review 1 - With its 1650kg MTPLM, you'll need a good-sized tow car to pull the new-for-2016 Swift Conqueror 580 (© Practical Caravan)

Xplore 586

£15,894

The Practical Caravan Xplore 586 review – 1 - The family-friendly, single-axle Xplore 586 has a 1350kg MTPLM and rides on an Al-Ko chassis (© Phil Russell/Practical Caravan)
The Practical Caravan Knaus StarClass 560 review – 1 - With its door on the nearside and bearing the British flag, there's no doubt at which market the Knaus StarClass 560 is aimed (© Andy Jenkinson/Practical Caravan)

R-pod RP-176

£17,999

Practical Caravan's 2016 R-pod RP-176 review - 1 - Can the features that make the R-pod RP-176 caravan a winner in the USA attract British families?
 (© Practical Caravan/Andy Jenkinson)
Practical Caravan's Lunar Quasar 574 review - main - if you need a transverse island-bed, mid-market caravan, check out the excellent new Lunar Quasar 574 (© Phil Russell/Practical Caravan)