THE DOWNSIDES OF LEADING Throughout Race the Wild Coast, Sam, Monde and I led the group and we eventually dueled it out in a 500m sprint for the glory at the finish line. While it was very exciting to call myself a “leader” or “winner”, this race was more about the adventure than a win.
RACE THE WILD COAST Start line (Port Edward) The riders pour off the trailer trying to pretend everything’s going to be ok and we’ve all got our shit together and this epic race sorted! I’m nervous but I’m hung over just enough to not care so much if I drown at the first river crossing….
The Wild Coast Race. The vast remoteness, the challenges of terrain, the demand on your mind and body are all unparalleled; and I have done the Mongol Derby. I cannot talk about one without comparing it to the other, even though the races are quite different and unrelated besides their embodiement of great physical and