Strava stats reveal what it takes to win British Hill Climb Championships

Ed Laverack and Hayley Simmonds took the jerseys and the records on a very different style of hill climb

The 2019 winners of the British Hill Climb Championships were decided on a different type of climb, as riders tackled the 3.125 mile-long Haytor ascent in Devon.

Victory in the men’s went to Ed Laverack of SwiftCarbon Pro Cycling, who smashed his way to the summit in 11-37 and beat all the usual hill climb suspects, while Hayley Simmonds (AeroCoach) took victory in the women’s race.

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