Mark Cavendish and Luke Rowe complete Everest rides on Zwift

The former team-mates seek pain in order to keep themselves entertained during lockdown

Mark Cavendish and Luke Rowe (Getty)

Mark Cavendish and Luke Rowe have been keeping themselves busy during lockdown by completing a virtual Everesting on Zwift.

The former team-mates spent more than 10 hours in the saddle as they ascended 8,848m, the height of Everest, in the Zwift virtual world.

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