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The Art of Fastpacking / Men’s Running

tweet-fastpackOUT NOW – In Men’s Running magazine this October, you can read our story of wild camping and running 156miles through harvest-ready fields along The North Downs Way.

It’s an introduction to fastpacking – a fusion of hiking and running where light rucksacks mean you can cover long distances quick.

Men’s Running magazine commissioned words and photography for an adventure-special 6-page spread.

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Salomon Glen Coe Skyline™ / Red Bull

Red Bull wanted an inspiring make-me-feel-I’m-there-on-the-mountain-with-you story from the UK’s hardest and most dangerous running race.

Completing the race’s 55km with 4,700m of ascent felt like feeding my quadriceps very slowly through a meat grinder. People clearly like that kind of schadenfreude stuff and Red Bull quickly pumped my suffering out on their global channel to an audience of 2.14million.

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10 Training Tips for Vertical Kilometre Racing / Red Bull

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Number 10. Bring a Cowbell – Who would have thought?

Vertical Kilometre – The format is simple: competitors charge up steep mountains climbing 1000m over a course usually no longer than 5km.

This September I was in the Highlands of Scotland for the Glen Coe Skyline weekend. This first article about the weekend for Red Bull was an SEO friendly, quick turn around round-up of this popular new event.

Photography by guillemcasanova.com and iancorless.com

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Adventure Film Festival Director / Red Bull

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“Hi, my name’s Kyle. It’s seven o’clock in the morning, and I’m naked in Kyrgyzstan!”

That’s the opening line from The Road To Karakol, which screened at Matt Heason’s annual Sheffield Adventure Film Festival (ShAFF) in 2014.

This month for Red Bull I interviewed the man behind the choices behind the cameras at the Sheffield Adventure Film Festival.

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Tribal Trails / Trail Runner magazine USA

The indigenous Rapa Nui people of Easter Island believed for 500 years they were the only people left on Earth. In the USA this September you can read about the barefoot, banana carrying trail race that is the product of such isolation and sporting heritage.

The article was a collaborative effort with Los Angeles photographer and friend James Kao who I met on the island in February 2016. The article was published in the print edition of Trail Runner magazine. You can now read the full article online

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Vertical Rush / Become a skyscraper running champion

[:en]The first of the World Skyscraper Running Series was held at Tower 42 in London. With dizzying insights and training tips from the top athletes, I put together a round up of the Capital’s stairwell race to the sky.

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