MEET YOUR COACH: ROB LEE
We’re very fortunate to have one of the top endurance coaches in the world, Rob Lee, partnering with us to make sure that you are ready for anything that The U.P. has to offer. He’s been talking to Todd about the unique challenges of our terrain and has built these training plans on the outstanding TrainingPeaks platform.
ROB THE COACH
Rob is a full time TrainingPeaks Level 2 coach, who specialises in endurance sport, cycling and mountain biking. He coaches athletes at all levels looking to improve their performance. His current athletes include 2 world champions, an ex Olympian, and a professional motor racing driver on the Porsche Works endurance team. Past successes in coaching include: two elite World champions and one age group World championships medalist, a European champion, three National champions and six National championships medalists. He can be contacted directly through RLP Coaching or via TrainingPeaks.
ROB THE ATHLETE
Rob raced as an elite category cross country mountain bike athlete throughout the late 90s (ranked No.10 in the UK in 1998) before making a successful transition to solo endurance racing in 2003. He went on to become one of most successful and influential solo endurance racers in the UK. After accumulating an extensive collection of victories in big races in the UK, Europe and Canada, including a Masters 24 hour Solo World Championships title in 2005, he then progressed onto long-distance challenges. Rob was the first rider to complete the infamous South Downs Double unsupported. His palmarès includes victories in road racing, time trial, off-road duathlon, mountain bike cross country, cyclo-cross and mountain bike marathon. In 2013 Rob was inducted into the UK mountain biking Hall of Fame.