Hey Neighbour

I’ve asked a lot of people a lot of questions in the course of my ‘career’ as a writer. I’ve always been fascinated by what makes people tick, what motivates them, what is the process of their critical thinking and what defining moments forged them into the people they are and the path that they…

Between The Eyes: Jordan Manley’s #dailywalk

In November 2012, Jordan Manley, a very well respected action sport photographer and filmmaker, suffered a concussion that severely changed his life. The concussion was such that Jordan was unable to perform even quite simple tasks without triggering his symptoms. Recovery for this kind of injury, which is effectively brain damage, means resting the brain…

I was once a World Champion…sort of.

Here’s a GoPro video of me winning the TiS Dual Slalom World Championship at Peaty’s house in 2011. Well, the ghetto equivalent. Thanks to WideOpenMag for the video. I just realized that the ‘ghetto’ in the above paragraph might be a little misleading. I’m not saying Steve Peat lives in a ghetto or that the…

The Caliber Of A Question

I just unearthed this old video I made of an interview with Marc Beaumont after news broke that he was to be the fourth Atherton. Wow, that was fun to make but it’s no surprise that I didn’t make it past the first set of interviews to be a Newsnight presenter. Warning: this video may…

Slate Reel

After the long and agonizing Bible Of Bike Tests process, Dan Barham put together this slate reel. In it you get to see how confusing things become when you ride bikes in the sunshine all-day and then get dragged away from your dinner to talk about them, for 15 days straight. See the bumbles and…

Between The Eyes: Grant Robinson – We Have Served Thee Well

I’ll confess, I’m a big fan of Grant Robinson’s photography. His work demonstrates that there’s many ways to take a good photo and there’s no such thing as the perfect way to do so. While many action sport photographers create beautiful, pixel-perfect photos, Grant is one of the few who doesn’t just document the act…