5 Minutes With...
A collection of interviews where we talk to some of the people who make up our sport
Emma Bateup was a relatively unknown entity in the ultra-distance world until she jumped onto all our radars by winning the women's Tour Te Waipounamu this year. We spent 5 minutes with her to find out more about this phenomenal rider.
Badlands is renowned for its diversity and opened our eyes to the variety of landscapes and terrains Andalucia has to offer. Keep reading to learn more about this year’s race and Badlands Rewild: the race’s new initiative to combat social and environmental problems in Andalucia.
India Landy is no stranger to ultra-distance, blasting onto the scene in 2019. This March, with a week's notice, she headed out to Rwanda for the 1000km Race Around Rwanda.
RJ Sauer is an adventurer at heart, documenting his intrepid explorations with words, pictures and films you may know him from a variety of different places. We spoke to him about his adventures, family and the upcoming Iditarod Trail Invitational.
Tegan Phillips is an adventure cyclist from South Africa, focussing on uplifiting and empowering women in cycling. You may have also seen her entertaining yet provocative comics.
Dulkara Martig spends her time in some of New Zealand and Alaska's wildest places, working and adventuring. Her experience from the first edition of the Tour Te Waipounamu offer a unique insight into a bonified adventurer's exploration into bikepacking.
Alice Lemkes is a familiar name around the ultra-distance community in the UK. This year she took on the challenge of GBDURO and became one of the few finishers, hitting John O'Groats in 7th place. We talked racing mentality, her current projects and wild swimming tips.
A new name in the ultra-racing scene, Jaimi Wilson lit up dotwatchers' screens this summer when she stormed to third place at GBDURO21, taking the women's title as well. We delve a little more into her ride and her background on the bike.
Seasoned pairs ultra-racer turned solo winner, Scotti Lechuga, shares with us her entry into ultracycling, tips for family bikepacking and how to master the perfect camp coffee.
Two childhood friends took on the King Alfred's Way route solo but they both took the FKT. Keen to know how that's possible? Continue reading.
Ben Davies' recent 2nd place in TCRno7 (First Male), was his third TCR, progressing from 44th, 10th and finally 2nd. His is not a story of a new rider bursting onto a podium, but a tale of years of work and developing the skills and experience needed to succeed in these rides.
Best known for her ability to put place to paper, Alex's work transports readers to a land faraway and instills wanderlust to any lucky enough to behold her work.
First and foremost a proud Tasmanian; she's the brains behind Tassie Gift and the brawn behind last year's second place Victoria Divide finish. We get to know a little more about the woman behind the instagram posts.
Hayden is a Kiwi rider who stormed the inaugural Badlands last year into second place. A high achievement for any rider, but even more so for a man who only took up the sport at the start line in Grenada. We catch up with him ahead of the inaugural Tuatara 1000 in his motherland.
Pierre Arnaud Le Magnan is the brains behind the Chiru Bikes and his passion for long-distance cycling inspired the creation of the brand. We sat down with him to find out what it takes to build some of the toughest bikes around.
The Racing Collective describe themeselves as 'a community of self-supported racers who love wild places'. With an already full calender or exciting Trans and XDuro trials, we discover plans for the 2020 GBDuro and environmental priorities in endurance events.
Two-time winner of the Hope 1000 sits down with us to discuss his 2020 win and the new course record.
Lewis Ciddor is no stranger to the start lists of races around the world. He won Tour Divide in 2018 and he's kicked off 2020 with a win in his home state of Victoria in Australia. We had a quick chat with him as soon as his heart rate returned to rest pace.
Joint Italy Divide winners chat to us about that famous finish and spill the beans on what's next for both of them.
Jennifer Doohan has made a name for herself in ultra-endurance photography. From humble beginnings, she went on to capture the Trans Atlantic Way Race and more recently the Silk Road Mountain Race. Find out more about Jennifer's passion of race photography.