News, Reviews, Interviews

Welcome to our Interviews page, where you will find links to interviews with adventurers of all sorts - long-distance cyclists, trans-ocean rowers, adventure racers and people setting off on or just returning from adventures and expeditions

Just back from… The Grand to Grand Ultra

Jax Mariash has returned from the Grand to Grand Ultra in Arizona and Utah. Read more…

Just back from… Albania Hidden Treasure ultra

Oliver Waugh on the pleasure and pain of his first ultra for 15 years. Read more…

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Photo Agatha Boveda Nordic Islands AR

Team What’s Your Dream in Nordic Islands AR 2018

Race Report - Team What’s Your Dream talk about the inaugural Nordic Islands AR. Read more…

Team Endurancelife AT Expedition Africa 2018

Race Report - Gary Davies of Team Endurancelife describes their race in South Afriuca. Read more...

Team Whats Your Dream in Nordic Islands AR 2018

Accomplished Adventure Racer Marika Wagner joins TV celebrity Kalle Zackari Walström in Nordic Islands AR 2018. Read more...

Staffan Björklund and the Nordic Islands Adventure Race

Staffan Björklund talks about designing the course for the Nordic Islands Adventure Race 2018. Read more...

Sean Conway Breaks the Trans-european Cycling Record

Interview: Big bearded adventurer Sean Conway tells of his trans-Europe cycle record. Read more...

Nathan Fa'avae at XTrail Altay 2018

Interview: World beating adventure racer Nathan Fa'avae talks of Team Avaya and XTrail Altay in Xinjiang, China. Read more...

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copyright Bruce Viaene

Team Endurancelife and Expedition Africa 2018

Interview: We talk to Gary Davies as Team Endurancelife heads to Expedition Africa 2018. Read more...

Looking forward to... Expedition Africa 2018

Interview: Team Sleepy Dragons take on their first full length Adventure Race. Read more...

Team Nordic Islands AR heading for XPD, Tasmania

Interview: Staffan Bjorklund of Team NIAR tells of their training in preparation for XPD in Tasmania in late March. Read more...

Team RAF100 depart for GodZone 2018

Interview: Charlie Butterfield talks of Team RAF100's hopes just before departure to GodZone 2018 in New Zealand.

Winter Gobi Crossing

Interview: Adventurer Newall Hunter is attempting an unassisted crossing of the Gobi Desert in winter.

 

Haute Route Calendar 2018

News: Haute Route, the series of seven and three-day races, have released their calendar for 2018, which includes new events in the USA, Italy and Norway. Read more...

Thoughts On Departure

Shirley Thompson sets off across the Atlantic in 10 days. Read more…

 

Shirley Thompson and her Atlantic crossing attempt

Going for two records on her 3000- mile solo Atlantic row in November. Read more...

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C Omni Cao / 4 Deserts

Jax Mariash and the Grand to Grand Ultra 2018

Experienced ultra-runner Jax Mariash talks of her training for the G2G 2018. Read more...

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© Racing the Planet/Thiago Diz

Jeremy Goddard and the Grand to Grand Ultra 2018

In September 2018 Jeremy Goddard will take on the 270km G2G Ultra in Arizona and Utah. Read more...

Ric Cooper at Challenge RotH IRON Triathlon

Interview: Ric Cooper looks forward to Iron distance triathlon event, Challenge Roth. Read more...

 

Just Back from... XPD 2018 in Tasmania

Race report: Team Mountain Designs Wild Women wrap XPDs 2018 race in Tasmania. Read more...

On the Moa River, Sierra Leone

Interview: Dave Lucas talks about guiding a trip down the River Moa in Sierra Leone for Secret Compass. Read more...

Coast to Coast

Race Review: James Henderson of A Life of Adventure reviews the Rat Race Coast to Coast adventure race, 105 miles across Scotland, on foot, by bike and kayak. Read more...

Riding High 2

Interview: Dan Kogan tells the story of his trip to the Haute Route Mt Ventoux event in Provence. Read more...

Lantau Trail 70

Interview: Matthew Sutherland, who could run barely a kilometre a few years ago, completes the LT70, 70 kilometres in Hong Kong. Read more...

Team RAF 100 in GodZone adventure race 2018

Interview: Jamie Buckle, team leader of Team RAF 100, looks forward to the 600km GodZone 2018 in New Zealand. Read more...

 
 Into night and beyond, Team RAF 100 mtb training

Into night and beyond, Team RAF 100 mtb training

Team RAF 100 enter Godzone 2018

Interview: Team RAF 100 talk about their upcoming adventure race, GodZone in New Zealand, to be held in March 2018.

Just back from… The Basque Expedition Race 2018

Gary Davies and Tom Davies win the Pairs Adventure category. Read more…

Team Sleepy Dragons at Expedition Africa 2018

A novice team recalls the pleasure and pain of a first full length adventure race. Read more…

Team ERTIPS and Adventure Race Croatia

French Team ERTIPS won the inaugural ARC in Croatia. Read more…

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c Gunnar Eld - Nordic Islands AR

Nordic Islands Adventure race in words and pictures

How the race unfolded from Stockholm through the Aland Islands to Finland. Read more...

Finnish Team Multisport.fi and Nordic Islands AR 2018

Veteran adventure racer Petri Forsman gives his thoughts before the Nordic Islands Adventure Race 2018. Read more...

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© Max Libertine

Björn Lenhard and the Transcontinental Race

Björn Lenhard, placed 2nd in 2017, is entering the 3800km Transcontinental race again. Read more...

George Popov and the Cateran Yomp

Interview: Student George Popov enters the 54-mile run and hike through Scotland. Read more...

 

Team Sanfo x Kailas at XTrail Altay Expedition 2018

Interview: Wang Bing, leader of the first Chinese team to enter a full length adventure race. Read more...

Just back from...  the Marathon des Sables

Race Report: Dr Chloe Baker relates running the MdS for the London Air Ambulance. Read more...

Sean Conway's Trans-Europe ReCord Attempt

Interview: Sean Conway, the Big Bearded Adventurer, is attempting to beat the trans-Europe cycling record. Read more...

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Dr Chloe Baker And MdS 2018

Interview: Dr Chloe Baker is raising money for London's Air Ambulance by running the Marathon des Sables.
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Just Back from... IGO N60 2018

Race Report: Piers Daniell talks of his experiences at IGO's third N60 race in Norway. Read more...

Team Mountain Designs Wild Women in XPD 2018

Kim Beckinsale of the very successful all-woman adventure racing team Mountain Designs Wild Women talks about XPD 2018. Read more...

 

Marathon des Sables, Peru

Race Reports: Just back from the inaugural Marathon des Sables in Peru, Alex Stonor, who placed 16th and Dean Baker give their thoughts on the new MdS . Read more...