David Flanagan’s features work has appeared in a wide range of newspapers, magazines and online publications.
Although happy to tackle any subject matter, his specialities include the outdoors, adventure travel, renewable energy, property, extreme sports and health and fitness.
A selection of his work is available to view by following the links below. This page is still under construction, so not all of the links are yet active.
David was honoured to have his features work recognised with a Feature Writer of the Year accolade at the Highlands and Islands Media Awards in 2013, following on from the Sportswriter of the Year Award he received in 2006.
He was awarded Best Use of Digital Media for his feature work on Orkney.com at the Highlands and Islands Media Awards, 2019.
Modus – The Next Wave
The Herald Magazine – Saddle the white horses
The Herald – Suburban Warriors
The Herald – Remote Ideas
The Herald – Race the final frontier
The Herald – Heat and Run
The Herald – Flame Academy
The Herald – Dreams of making the top raid in fitness (Raid Gauloises)
The Herald – Mother of all challenges (Marathon des Sables)
The Herald – Surviving the desert storms
Crossing the desert – Running Fitness magazine
Living Orkney magazine
Concrete Wave magazine – Piece on long distance skater, Laura Hatwell.
Concrete Wave magazine – Profile of Dasha Kornienko, World Cup Champion.