Ep 22: Chris Hopkinson - Choosing to be invincible (26 World Records, 5 RAAMs, Bicycle Dreams, & More)

The Ultra Cycling Show

Oct 2020

1 hr 25 min

Being invincible is a choice, and in today's episode, we'll hear from a world-renowned ultra cyclist who has made that choice for over 20 years. Chris "Hoppo" Hopkinson is known for more than just his fun and colorful mohawks, he has 4 solo RAAM finishes to his name, and a fifth being the virtual RAAM this year in 2020. He was the first British rider to complete RAAM in 2005 and is featured in the classic RAAM documentary, "Bicycle Dreams." Chris has also completed (86) 24 and 12 hr races, holds 26 world records, most course records in Texas, 12 WUCA World Titles, and was given the highest honor as the 2015 Ultra Cyclist of Distinction. Let’s roll! 🚲💨

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