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NO EASY RIDE

DESPITE GEARING UP FOR THE TOUGHEST BIKE RACE IN THE WORLD, ENDURANCE CYCLIST JAMES GOLDING KNOWS IT WILL BE NOTHING COMPARED TO THE ORDEAL HE’S ALREADY OVERCOME

James Golding doesn’t look like your typical clean-cut bike rider. In a sport where the elite operators tend to be whip-thin and small boned – think Bradley Wiggins or Chris Froome – Golding stands 6ft 4, with broad shoulders and hands like a navvy. Viewed shirtless, his abdomen is enough of a mess to be a little disquieting. The puncture wounds dotting his ribs, belly and arms are complemented by two large scars – one circular and dark, the other long and jagged – stretching from below his navel to just beneath his sternum.

"The odd frown, a piercing gaze - it’s pretty obvious that James Golding has seen some shit"

A thoughtful talker and frequent smiler, the ultra-endurance specialist makes for pleasant company. Yet in common with many athletes who push the limits of human capability, he shows hints of darkness, too. The odd frown, a piercing gaze – it’s pretty obvious that James Golding has seen some shit.

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