In 2016, Emily Chappell was the first woman across the line in the Transcontinental Race, covering some 4000km and 50,000m of climbing in 13 days, 10 hours and 28 minutes. It was only the second time the former bike courier had entered, her first endeavour ending in hospital after she was forced to retire with chest pains. Since then all manner of big ride challenges have ensued, with Emily co-founding the Adventure Syndicate along the way, an organisation that encourages women to take on challenging rides. Last summer she once again rode ahead of the Tour de France as part of Le Loop, but upon returning to the UK after another mammoth few months riding around the globe, she found she was suffering from post-Covid, post-viral fatigue. Here she tells James and Anthony about her adventures, her relationship to the cycling and how she's bouncing back to fitness.
Check out Adventure Syndicate here and Le Loop here
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