13 episodes

In this show, Andrew sets out to pick apart the habits, routines and strategies that Top Athletes and Industry leaders use to reach the pinnacle of cycling. Including their early beginnings, bouncing back from adversity, and candid untold stories from life on the road. As a professional international downhill mountain biker, and now commentator, Andrew “ Needles “ Neethling brings 18 years of experience in all aspects of the Cycling Industry.

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    • 5.0, 17 Ratings

In this show, Andrew sets out to pick apart the habits, routines and strategies that Top Athletes and Industry leaders use to reach the pinnacle of cycling. Including their early beginnings, bouncing back from adversity, and candid untold stories from life on the road. As a professional international downhill mountain biker, and now commentator, Andrew “ Needles “ Neethling brings 18 years of experience in all aspects of the Cycling Industry.

    #13. Tracy Moseley: The multiple world champ discusses a single minded focus, preparation and goal setting.

    #13. Tracy Moseley: The multiple world champ discusses a single minded focus, preparation and goal setting.

    Tracy Moseley is easily one of the most humbled champions I have come across. Tracy accomplished her life long dream of becoming Downhill MTB World Champion and then went onto to change disciplines and dominate the     Enduro World Series.  Tracy shares great insights into what it was like as a woman in a "male" dominated industry, single minded focus , goal setting and life after racing. 

    • 1 hr 1 min
    #12. Alan Milway: Coach to the elite. Insights into improving the physical and mental side of riding and life.

    #12. Alan Milway: Coach to the elite. Insights into improving the physical and mental side of riding and life.

    Alan Milway has reached the pinnacle of the mountain bike coaching world and has a holistic view. He has worked with the likes of Gee and Rachel Atherton , Danny Hart , Brendan Fairclough, myself and now Greg Minnaar to name just a few.  He shares such great insights into racing , physical and mental side that you can use to help to improve so many sides of your riding and life. 

    • 1 hr 17 min
    #11. Martin Soderstrom: The highs and lows of professional action sports

    #11. Martin Soderstrom: The highs and lows of professional action sports

    Martin Soderstrom burst onto the dirt jump and slopestyle mountain bike scene with early success. He experienced all the high and lows with big wins and big injuries. The friendly Swede struggled personally with the pressure of the sport and expectations on him. He speaks out about these challenges and deciding to walk away from the competitive side of the sport. 

    • 1 hr 24 min
    #10. John Canepa: Accomplishing your dreams through a positive attitude and hard work!

    #10. John Canepa: Accomplishing your dreams through a positive attitude and hard work!

    John Canepa followed a dream from Florida to California to work in the Bicycle Industry. His positive attitude and hard work helped him work at GT Bicycles during the hay day. He would go on to be a World Class mechanic and work on the world circuit for many some stars of the sport. Learn from him and how he got there. He shares some great stories from his journey. He now is a World Class Custom Car Builder !  Make sure you check his Instagram out 

    • 1 hr 12 min
    #Bonus. Gee Atherton: We catch up with Gee regarding the proposed UCI Downhill Schedule and his injury.

    #Bonus. Gee Atherton: We catch up with Gee regarding the proposed UCI Downhill Schedule and his injury.

    Gee Atherton is easily one of the most successful MTB Downhillers of his time. The 2 time World Champion catches up with the show to discuss the newly released UCI Schedule and his injury. He is excited about the potential of the new format. Racing will look to resume in Lenzerheide, SUI on 5-6 Sep 2020. What will racing look like with some rounds hosting 2 races in the same week ?

    • 19 min
    #8. Marc Beaumont: Creating routine to build and maintain confidence

    #8. Marc Beaumont: Creating routine to build and maintain confidence

    Marc Beaumont is a 2 time Downhill Mountain Bike World Cup Winner.  Marc joins the show to discuss his long career and some of the processes and routines he used to help build and maintain his confidence at the top of the sport. His great experience shines through in our chat. We had fun talking all sorts of topics in racing.  

    • 1 hr 11 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

Mayfielder ,

Great guests and excellent conversations

Andrew has a great rapport with the guests, comes prepared and the result is a great listen.

MitchTX199 ,

How it’s done

Great podcast I listen to a lot of them and this is the one I wait on every week

Georgie1986 ,

Rad man

This podcast is what I’m talking about! Great insight from someone that has been there and done that! Love the content and Andrew was one heck of a rider in his day...so it great to see him giving back! Love it 👍🏽

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