March 16, 2009
beach mud puts Royal Marine cadets to the test
beach was transformed into a military training ground on Monday
afternoon (March 16th) when the physical ability of a group of
young cadets was put to the ultimate test.
Royal Marine cadets from King's College Taunton CCF took part
in a series of rigorous tests aimed at assessing their fitness.
small crowd of onlookers gathered along the North Esplanade to
watch the spectacle, pictured here, as the recruits were put through
their paces in thick mud.
College spokeswoman Becky Grove told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The
mud at Burnham is ideal for our final training session before
the cadets earn their cap badges."
they've been crawling through mud, running along the beach, and
completing several other physical exercises aimed at testing them
to the limit."
been very closely monitored throughout so they were never in any
danger. They all had a great day which they are sure to remember
for a long time to come."