Gaby Thompson

@gofastergaby

About

I love to explore and travel but always by bike or foot. Im also competitive in nature so like to challenge myself often with something ultra distance or pin a number on and race.   

Sports

Cycling, hiking, running and climbing are what I really enjoy. I like each for different reasons but when im having a good day and everything is working I get the same feeling from each of them. 

Whats the latest challenge/event/adventure you've been involved in?

I did a 12km trail race over the weekend which I love as its right on my doorstep so on my local trails. A couple of weeks ago I also took 5 days to ride down through France from Geneva down to the Park des Cevennes taking in around 5 national parks- it was really stunning. We carried what we needed, woke up each day and made a plan over a cup of coffee.

What is your dream challenge or adventure to undertake?

I would absolutely love to go trekking in the Yunnan region in China.

What's your greatest sporting achievement to date?

My husband and I completed the 2nd addition of the Transcontinal race across Europe. It was the first time for both of us doing something so huge and totally unsuported - I guess its what got us hooked on adventure riding.

What upcoming challenges/adventures/events do you have in the pipeline and how can we keep up to date with them?

I have just come back from a busy month of back to back trips so I will be in the UK for the next couple of months. However I will be at a load of events including the Womens adventure expo in Bristol and Kendal mountain film festival. My next trip will be trail running in Tenerife over Christmas. You can follow my adventure through my instagram stories and posts @gofastergaby.

Where in the world have you gone with Lucho?

To many places to name but one place where they were really handy was in morocco. I went on a winter mountaineering trip climbing 4 peaks over 4000m and they were great to keep handy in a pocket for long days in cold conditions.

How does Lucho Dillitos fuel your challenges?

I spent years racing taking gels/ powders etc and often had stomach problems. For me the best thing to do is eat real natural food thats portable. Lucho Dilitos are just that. I also love that the banana leaf that the cubes are wrapped in is biodegradable so you feel like you are taking a step towards helping protect the planet.

Whats your favourite thing about training with Lucho Dillitos?

How great they taste.

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