OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST FORMER WORLD CHAMPION
Victoria Pendleton is known predominantly as one of the greatest female track cyclists of all time. She is a two-time Olympic gold medalist, winning one silver and a nine-times world champion. Over the 12 years of her professional career with Great Britain she won 34 World Championship medals.
Since retiring from professional Sport in 2012, she has taken up various sports including horse-racing – competing as an amateur at the Cheltenham Festival over fences. She has also become a Patron of the Wave Project, highlighting the mental health benefits of surf therapy for young people. More recently, Victoria spent some time mountaineering in an attempt to climb Mount Everest. Unfortunately, a summit wasn’t possible on this occasion due to acclimatisation difficulties, but Victoria has plans to return to the mountains in the near future.
After participating in Celebrity SAS Who Dares Wins for Stand up to cancer she was introduced to the THRUDARK team by ‘Foxy’.
IT REALLY IS ALL ABOUT BELIEVING IN YOURSELF: 80 PER CENT MENTAL, 20 PER CENT PHYSICAL.
Victoria Pendleton stands as our female ambassador testing and pushing the boundaries of our female range. She is still very much an athlete with an athletes mindset and continues to test herself in extreme situations and circumstances.