Posts by candice

2017 – Ed Fernon and Barry Armitage

A tale of two gritties – By Katy Willings 2017 was always going to be competitive.  It more than lived up to that billing, and in amongst the usual Derby tall tales of adventure and mishap was a thread of more tactical sporting behaviour. The champions, appropriately, were two sportsmen who embodied an Olympic level…

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2018 – Adrian Corboy and Annabel Neasham

2018 will be remembered as one of the more dramatic editions of the Mongol Derby; as the riders circled on the start line, nerves fluttering,a year’s planning physically embodied on their backs, in their hands, between their stirrups, the operations room in Ulaanbaatar confirmed that they were not getting a tracking feed from a single…

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