Featured in the first issue of 2019 of the Waitrose Weekend Magazine. One correction to note is that The Tour Divide runs between the Mexican border and Banff in Canada and not the Atlantic to the Pacific as described.
Key to athletic success is being well prepared. This means working with a team of experts to get the very best advice applied to the sporting goal. My model for this is the hub and spoke method. The athlete is the hub around whom radiates spokes of expertise. The athlete is at the heart of […]
It’s a thought that seems incomprehensible at the start “I’m about to race a little over 2700 miles.” My longest previous distance raced was a shade over 900 miles and on-road. When this ride is compared with the high remote mountains of the continental divide, it seems like little more than a casual training ride. […]
I’ve got to thinking that we may be missing a trick in the way we develop resilience in employees. It took me 2725 miles for me to have this epiphany, but I think I’m onto something. Here’s how it came about. I was participating in the Tour Divide. This self supported mountain bike race goes […]
Photo: © Fat Lad At The Back I wear Fat Lad At The Back kit. I wear it with pride. Too often, people tell me “You shouldn’t be wearing that kit – you’re not fat enough.” If only I had a pound for everytime that comment is made to me. More often than not I hear […]