It's been on the cards for a while, but the Hard as Trails podcast that I've been creating for what feels like an eternity is close to being ready for public consumption. I've been a total addict of podcasts for many years now. The power of audio is unmatched by...
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Adventure Athlete, journalist & Author
Tobias Mews tackles one of the UK's toughest cyclesportives along a classic route
Cycling from John O’Groats to Land’s End In the life of every outdoor fitness junkie, there are days when the whole world looks exciting, interesting, fun and the smile rarely leaves your lips. No challenge is too great! However, when you have 948 hard pedalled miles behind you,...
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In 2012, I was invited to participate in the inaugural Etapa de la Veulta that saw me ride 120 miles and 6000m of ascent (including three Cat 3 climbs and a Cat 1). Sadly, the race never quite materialised into the success of the French version.
What can you do in 60 minutes? Let's find out!
Introduction I love to race. From the nervous excitement I experience on the start line, followed by a rush of adrenaline as I step outside the boundaries of my self-imposed limitations, right through to those juicy endorphins as I reach the finish. I love the whole experience. And having completed...
It takes grit and determination to ski tour to the equivalent height of Mount Everest. But the Everest in the Alps challenge is something else. I explain the 10 things you need to know in order to succeed.
How do you go about training for a ski mountaineering challenge that will take you up the height of Everest, when you have two young children, one of which is a newborn? With difficulty!
What's it take to ski to the height of Everest? I aim to find out in my next challenge.