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Interview: Gerard Prendergast on How He Won Deca Ironman UK

Four years ago Gerard Prendergast couldn't swim. Recently, he won the Deca Ironman event. Gerard tells us how he managed to take on 10 Ironman in 10 days.
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Endurance Athlete Jason Black Shares his Secrets to Success

Winner of the Race Around Ireland, Jason Black talks about how he prepares mentally and physically for some of the world's toughest endurance challenges.
Mountain Biking: Tips for Beginners

Mountain Biking: Top Tips for Beginners

Before your first spin on a mountain bike, have a read of these tips, they may be the difference between you turning pro or quitting after your first go.
Trish-McGuane

This Woman Beat Cancer and Became One of Only 3 People to Complete the Entire Wild Atlantic Way Sportive

Trish McGuane took up road cycling 6 years ago. In 2017, the cancer survivor was one of only three competitors to complete all 17 stages of the Wild Atlantic Way Sportive.
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11 Things Everyone Should Know Before Their First Sportive

Riding your first sportive but are a little apprehensive. Here are 11 things we wish we'd know before our first event.
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Meet the 25-Year-Old Who Ran 24 Marathons in 24 Days

Over the summer Shane Finn ran a whopping 24 marathons around the country in 24 days, now he has his sights set on America.
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Meet Michael McCutcheon: Mountain Bike Marathoner

Michael McCutcheon tells us how he became a world-class marathon mountain bikers and let's us in on the secrets to his success.
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Cycling in a Pack: 9 Essential Tips

Cycling in a pack is a great way to conserve energy levels and makes the ride more social too. However, sitting on a rider’s wheel, with your front tyre just inches from their back tyre takes a little bit of practice.
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A Beautiful Miscalculation: Climbing Mt Rainier

Outsider reader, Martin Walsh tells us all about the highs and lows of climbing magnificent Mt Rainier, a 4,392m peak a two-hour drive from Seattle.
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5 Reasons to Put the Great Fjord Swim on your Bucket List

Outsider's Roisin Finlay took part in the Great Fjord swim and loved it. Here are five reasons why she reckons it should be on everyone's bucket lists.