The founders of ULTRA-X Jamie Spark and Sam Howard are on a mission to shake up the multi-stage scene rotating events through exotic locations; whether winding through luscious Sri Lankan jungle, exploring the desert wilderness of Wadi Rum in southern Jordan or following in the footsteps of the Tarahumara Native Mexican tribe through the Copper Canyons of Mexico immortalised by Christopher McDougall in the running classic book “Born to Run”. All these courses are designed to tempt you and pique your fancy with other far flung destinations such as the Azores and China on the cards. The additional twist of a World Championship event from 2021 draws inspiration from the IRONMAN triathlon world
'The more that you read,
The more things you will know.
The more that you learn,
The more places you'll go...'
The blog posts below pull together ideas absorbed from world-renowned thought leaders and link them to my own thoughts, observations and experiences. They combine elements of the business world, general life and competing as an endurance athlete - as the human brain doesn't exist as an isolated entity, and is influenced by our physical, mental, emotional and social wellbeing. These concepts are linked to a broader perspective of sustainable performance which combines mindset, movement, exposure to nature, nutrition, hormones, neurological health, social connections and other factors.