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Sandy Ryan

Sandy Ryan

With over sixty fights in the squared circle to her name and to many wins for her to keep track, it should come as no surprise that Sandy Ryan has collected a fair few medals in her time. Not limited to, but including a World Championships Silver Medal, Youth European Silver Medal, European Games Bronze Medal and European Championships Bronze Me...

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Shelli Gordon

Shelli Gordon

After taking up running at 11 years old Shelli Gordon quickly discovered her natural talent for racing over longer incredible distances. Something she showed by completing a 25 mile course after only a few weeks of training.These days she is combining that natural talent with a phenomenal work ethic and pushing the boundaries of what many people...

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Pete Rees + Mountain Bike Garage

Pete Rees + Mountain Bike Garage

  @kizerchief doing his crazy thing down the side of a mountain last weekend. Cycling but not as you know it. #mountainbiking #downhill #mtb #downhillmtb #downhillmountainbiking #cycling #biking A post shared by chiacharge (@chiacharge) on May 15, 2017 at 4:23am PDT    A great example of a local partnership, Richard Ford runs Mountain Bi...

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Jennifer Wood

Jennifer Wood

 All it took for Jen Wood to get hooked on climbing, was one of her friends to decide to throw their ninth birthday party at a climbing wall. That was it and from that point on Jen was nothing short of obsessed with the climbing scene, two years later (and at only eleven years old) she entered her first indoor competition. From then on she has s...

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Mick Allen

Mick Allen

Long time Chia Charge customer (2012 vintage ) and now 2 x Everest Summiteer, Mick attempted to summit Everest for the 2nd time this year, normally running 50 and 100 mile Ultras for fun, you can read a bit about his adventure and link up to his charity work on our blog here.

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Nigel Smith and Donna Waring - Team No Idea Endurance Racing

Nigel Smith and Donna Waring - Team No Idea Endurance Racing

  How else would you start the 24 Hour Mountain Biking world Championships than with a 500m footrace... @waring.donna and @wiznige of Team No Idea kick off our interview series withe them ahead of this weekends big event by explaining this weird tradition. #ukmtb#mtb#mtblife#mtbenduro#enduro#doyouevenendurobro#gohardorgohome#wembo #mo...

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Jayson Cavill

Jayson Cavill

That's Jayson in the picture, having a bimble somewhere in the Alps. Jayson has always enjoyed spending time outdoors. From the age of 14 this was spent mountain biking above anything else. He joined the British Army at 17, which, through extensive military training (running in boots whilst carrying equipment) and serving with a professional, de...

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Sophie Bubb - Iron Mum

Sophie Bubb - Iron Mum

Six months after giving birth to her second son, Sophie discovered she had a gift for ultra-endurance sport when she finished 9th overall and 1st amateur at Challenge Weymouth 2015 (the European Long Triathlon Championships). In doing so, she qualified for the ITU Triathlon World Championships in Oklahoma in late September and separately has als...

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Aly Dixon - GB International Distance Runner

Aly Dixon - GB International Distance Runner

Please can you introduce yourself, give our readers an overview of what events you take part in? Hi, I’m Alyson (Aly) Dixon and I’m a GB international distance runner. My main event is the marathon but I also compete in many other distances including 5k, 10k and half marathon. I have represented GB at 10,000m on the track (European Cup Champion...

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