Netflix working on Mark Cavendish documentary

Film about the Manxman's life is already in production according to a report

Mark Cavendish on his Astana Wilier Filante SLR
(Image credit: Wilier)

Netflix are working on a documentary following the life and career of Mark Cavendish.

The streaming giant is reported to have a movie in the works, the latest in a long line of sports documentaries on the channel, including the hit Formula 1 series Drive to Survive.

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Having trained as a journalist at Cardiff University I spent eight years working as a business journalist covering everything from social care, to construction to the legal profession and riding my bike at the weekends and evenings. When a friend told me Cycling Weekly was looking for a news editor, I didn't give myself much chance of landing the role, but I did and joined the publication in 2016. Since then I've covered Tours de France, World Championships, hour records, spring classics and races in the Middle East. On top of that, since becoming features editor in 2017 I've also been lucky enough to get myself sent to ride my bike for magazine pieces in Portugal and across the UK. They've all been fun but I have an enduring passion for covering the national track championships. It might not be the most glamorous but it's got a real community feeling to it.