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Peak Performance

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Peak Performance

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Peak Performance

With more than two centuries of epic feats, tenacious challenges and trail blazing pioneers uncovered for the first time, Peak Performance is the definitive guide to the great sporting legacy of Ingleborough and the Yorkshire Dales' Three Peaks.

Sponsored by Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust, this beautiful hardback book by Victoria Benn unveils the complete sporting history of one of the country's most iconic mountains. More than 200 years of athleticism, perseverance and tenacity are brought to life through personal stories, previously unpublished photographs and several new artworks and illustrations by acclaimed Yorkshire artists, Victoria Alderson and James Innerdale.

Long the stage for the world class Three Peaks Race and 3 Peaks Cyclo-Cross, Ingleborough and its sister mountains are already familiar territory to Europe's most intrepid adventurers and elite sportsmen and women. The history of these two iconic events, along with that of the Yorkshire Dales' original ultra, the Fellsman, are uncovered in greater depth than ever before, with testimonies from the pioneers who created them and the selfless individuals who paved the way for others to excel, along with some of the extraordinary athletes who have made history on the mountain.

Discover what inspired Fred Bagley, organiser and winner of the very first Three Peaks Race, and find out from trail blazer Kevin Watson what prompted him to cycle the peaks when he was just 14 years old. Enjoy first-hand insights and anecdotes from fell running legend Bill Teasdale MBE, record holder of the Ingleborough Mountain Race from 1952 - 65, along with many more from some of today?s champion athletes including Rob Jebb, Andy Peace, Nicky Spinks and Victoria Wilkinson.

Peak Performance also reveals the history and stories of Ingleton Sports and Clapham Sports, both large scale events once hosted in the Ingleborough landscape and which reeled in the some of the north?s premier sports talent, one such star being future national hunt jockey Brian Fletcher, who rode to two Grand National victories on Red Rum, one of the most famous race horses of all time.

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No of Pages: 146
Page Size: 115 x 185 mm
Publisher: Victoria Benn
Published Date: September 2020
Edition: 1st: Sept 2020
Binding: Hardback
Illustrations: B & W + Colour Photos
Weight: 203g

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