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Record Smashed

Record Smashed

This morning at 1013 (0913 UK time) the event was completed, when the Matterhorn’s summit was reached. The new record is therefore set at 12 days 5 hours and 13...
Cycling – Day 2

Cycling – Day 2

After a hard day battling 230 km through rain and heat, the team begins day 5 of the Euro Man of Steel Challenge in Laon. With new tyres and no more punctures today, progress is...
Day 1 of Cycling – Boulogne to Laon

Day 1 of Cycling – Boulogne to Laon

Today, Team Steel cycled from Boulogne to Laon. It’s a 233km route. Inspite of it pouring down for the first half of the day, the participants have had an interesting and fulfilling ride. Stops along the way to fix (6) punctures were inevitable – until...
Phase 2 – Kayaking the English Channel

Phase 2 – Kayaking the English Channel

Following a day’s rest on Sunday – while waiting for support boat availability – the team begins the crossing of the Channel at 0500 on Monday. Blessed with a calm day, the undertaking nonetheless proves strenuous. The team covers 21 miles in around...
Euro Man of Steel – Day 1

Euro Man of Steel – Day 1

The Euro Man of Steel challenge has started! 4:20am today from the O2 Stadium in London. Team Steel set off running towards Rye Harbour in Essex on a crisp summer morning and had lots of support along the way. The spirits were high and with the help of physio,...
Running from London to Rye, Part 2

Running from London to Rye, Part 2

The Euro Man of Steel team and their challenges on their long run from London to Rye Harbour. Different angles, different pace, same people and their desire to keep...