James Appleton: The original “Tough Guy”

James Appleton knows what it means to be an endurance winner.

Making Tough Guy UK – one of the single hardest events in the world – his own has proven that. Placing top 10 at the World Championship Spartan race after coming “from nowhere” made people sit up and pay attention to the fact that the UK has athletes that should be taken very seriously. When he’s not competing in endurance and OCR races, his photography job sees him explore unforgiving, but beautiful mountain ranges across the world.

Cookie from Team SISU caught up with his fellow countryman and talked about the USA/UK connections, how OCR and endurance works across the Atlantic and who he would like to go up against again.

(Photo credit: Geoff King)