Defending a Decathlon Championship – Ashton Eaton | Gillette World Sport

Our Olympic Focus is trained on World and Olympic Decathlon Champion Ashton Eaton and his precision preparation for Rio. My name is Ashton Eaton and I am the world record holder in the decathlon and the gold medallist from the 2012 Olympic Games. It meant a lot to win in 2012 because it was really […]

Paralympic Sports A-Z: Cycling

Road cycling made its Paralympic Games debut at the New York/ Stoke Mandeville 1984 Games. Track cycling joined the Paralympic programme 12 years later, in Atlanta. In road cycling, athletes compete on bicycles, tandems, handcycles and tricycles. Tandems are used by athletes with visual impairments (known as stokers), who sit behind their sighted pilot. Handcycles […]

Sports Science Special With Prof. Louis Passfield | Ask GCN Anything About Cycling

– We have a very special Ask GCN anything for you this week, because we’ve actually got a proper expert here with us, this is professor Louis Passfield, who is the head of sports and exercise sciences at Kent University for over ten years, and has over 25 years of experience in exercise physiology, specifically […]

Fat Bikes Gain Traction As New Winter Sport

It’s winter. Perfect time to enjoy the snow — on a bicycle? As long as it’s got very big tires. They’re called fat bikes. And because of them, a growing number of cyclists are riding outdoors year-round. They are just novel. I mean, who thinks that you can ride a bike on snow, right? You […]

The Tour De France Explained in Animation

The Tour de France is an annual multiple stage bicycle race primarily held in France, with occasional passes through nearby countries. Held over 3 weeks spanning July, it is a gruelling test of human endurance covering approximately 3500 km’s stretch over 21 stages, over multiple styles of terrain To put that into perspective, That’s roughly […]

Born This Way: Can Anyone Become A Pro Cyclist? | GCN Show Ep. 345

– From Atlixco, Puebla in Mexico, – [Both] Welcome to the GCN Show! – Welcome to the GCN Show brought to you by Wiggle. – This week, nature versus nurture. Are cycling’s biggest stars born or are they made? – We’ve also got a brand new cycling speed record, some incredible stats about Mathieu Van […]

The BGI academy: Endless Opportunities

Hi, my name is Helle Vestergaard, and I’m the principal of the BGI academy. Having more than 500 students and 28 sports subjects, The BGI academy is the second largest boarding school, efterskole in Denmark. The sports represented on our athletic program range from traditional football, handball and basketball to alternative choices including parkour, dance […]

Top 6 Climbers Of All Time | Road Cyclists Vs Mountains

– In this video we are going to go through some of the best climbers of all time. Riders with immense power to weight ratios who specialise in soaring up mountains at breathtaking speeds. (booming) We have endeavoured to come up with a list of the seven greatest climbers of all time. But as you […]

Why Do Some People Hate Cyclists? | GCN Show Ep. 344

– Live from Loveland Pass. – Welcome! – [Both] To the GCN show! – Welcome to the GCN show brought to you by Wiggle. – This week we answer the question, why do some people hate cyclists? – [Daniel] Plus we take a look at the world’s most expensive saddle bag, roadies beating mountain bikers […]