Meet the man who rode from London to Paris in just 12 hours (video)

Jonathan Parker cycled from London to Paris in just 12.5 hours, including a five-hour ferry journey across the Channel

At the end of August, lawyer Jonathan Parker wrote his name in the record books by becoming the fastest person to cycle between London and Paris, completing the challenge in just 12-and-a-half hours.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.