At the age of 25 I was diagnosed with depression. I found my salvation in adventure and went on to cycle around the world. Attempting this record presents an opportunity for me to raise awareness of mental health issues in the hope that others won’t end up in the same situation as I did.
The Fastest Cycle Across Europe (Cabo da Roca to U
For 2018 I am raising the bar. Taking everything I
In the pursuit of a World Record, focus is on perf
Extended periods in the saddle mean the choice and
Struggling with depression, a chance adventure led
On the 10th of September, Leigh Timmis will leave
While logistical and strategic planning for the Wo
This week I share my personal journey that led fro
To break an endurance world record requires adapti
The body is a machine and without regular TLC and
Dr Philip Clarke, Performance Psychologist on the
Cyclist Leigh Timmis has smashed the Guinness Worl
Training at the University of Derby’s Human Perfor
An accompanying support team will allow Leigh to focus on cycling, whilst ensuring that equipment and knowledge are at hand for any eventuality. A team of sport science experts has been selected to bring professional experience to the attempt.