Actual Lord joins ultra-cyclist for London Everesting challenge

Lord Ian Austin joined Jack Thompson aka Jack UltraCyclist during Everest challenge in the capital

Jack Thompson
Thompson prepares for an Everest earlier this year
(Image credit: Jack Thompson UltraCyclist)

Jack Thompson aka Jack UltraCyclist completed his 42nd Everest of the year in London on Saturday morning riding for 10 hours in the process with the support of a member of the British House of Lords. 

The London Everest was another step towards Thompson’s overall targets of his 1,000,000: A Space Odyssey challenge

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Tom Thewlis

Tom has been writing for Cycling Weekly since 2022 and his news stories, rider interviews and features appear both online and in the magazine. 

Since joining the team, he has reported from some of professional cycling's biggest races and events including the Tour de France and the World Championships in Glasgow. He has also covered races elsewhere across the world. 

As well as on the ground reporting, Tom writes race reports from the men's and women's WorldTour and helps with coverage of UK domestic cycling.