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Cover Story / Men’s Running, October issue

For the October issue, Men’s Running magazine commissioned a lovely big introduction to trail running feature. Inside I get to discuss dodgy lycra, use a dubious fruit salad analogy and generally talk dirty for a good six pages. Out now across the UK + digital subscription.

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Air pollution: Facing the music / RGS Geographical mag

On Tuesday I went to a road block disco in central London. I was writing a story for the Royal Geographical Society magazine about the new environmentalism activism group Stop Killing Londoners. I could have told the story from the sidelines. But when they initially walked out and sat down in front of three lanes of rush hour traffic; I knew I would have to join them to tell the story properly.

Continue reading at Geographical 

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Drinking Games / Men’s Running column, September

Every month I write the trail running section for Men’s Running magazine UK

The articles draw on my own experiences running mountain races around the world and in my home in Chile

– Here’s the story in the current issue –

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Five avoidable dangers in Darién / Battlezine

Some people go in search of danger in the near-mythical Darién province of Panama. I went for the adventure. In this article I explain how I reduced risk along the way – such as travelling in these infamous single-hull piragua boats.

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How to hike the Grand Canyon / the Guardian

In November 2016 I plunged a mile deep into the Grand Canyon with my friend James Kao. We crossed the Colorado River at nightfall, then hiked out the other side – all within 24hours. On July4th the Guardian published my story and photography from the adventure. There’s an extract below. Or you enjoy the full article online.