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Buxton Adventure Festival Cycling Sessions

Chinley ChurnerChinley Churner Posts: 335
edited September 2014 in Road general
Some great cycling sessions this year at the Buxton Adventure Festival

On Saturday 11th at 1200 is ground-breaking adventurer Karen Darke. She is an athlete with the British Cycling team, won silver in handcycling at the 2012 Paralympics, was 2012 World Paratriathlon Champion and is now training for Rio 2016. Karen's adventurous spirit has, amongst other journeys, taken her cycling across the Himalaya and the length of Japan, kayaking to Alaska, sit-skiing across Greenland, climbing El Capitan, and in 2014 to an Ironman (TM) challenge and cycling through Tibet. ... ralympian/

On Saturday 11th at 1400 we’ve got Lance Armstrong whistle blower Emma O’Reilly. Hear the definitive inside story her time with Armstrong and US Postal, and of the enormous repercussions that resonate to this day for Emma, Lance and the whole sport. Emma will be interviewed on-stage by Cycling Weekly’s Fitness Editor Hannah Reynolds. ... -to-truth/

On Sunday 12th at 1400 is The Science of Cycling Expert Panel. This is your chance to pick the brains of four British Cycling experts about training, racing, nutrition, injury and all aspects of cycling performance. On-stage will be Team Sky and GB nutritionist Nigel Mitchell, Team Sky and GB physio Phil Burt, UCI technical expert, road and MTB coach, Andrew Gillott and former age-group Long Course Duathlon World Champion, multiple sportive veteran, bike reviewer and endurance writer Nikalas Cook. Cycling Weekly’s Fitness Editor Hannah Reynolds will chair the session so, start thinking about some questions. ... f-cycling/
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