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The Guardian

10 of the most inspiring adventures of 2016.


The extraordinary story of Jaco van Gass: war veteran, Arctic adventurer

Next time you pull out of that planned ride because it’s raining, you have a niggling injury, or you just don’t fancy it, spare a thought for Jaco van Gass. 

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OFF the ropes podcast

"I've lost my arm! Ok. Carry on"

Jaco van Gass, Mountaineer, Invictus Athlete & GB Para Cyclist speaks to Off the Ropes Podcast about how he overcame adversity. 


Riddle MagazinE

Para-trooper to Paralympian.

South African soldier looks to Rio for cycling success - having ticked off the North Pole and (almost) Everest on the way. 

Manchester Evening news

Ex-paratrooper who lost arm in Afghanistan blast credits Manchester cycling 'boot camp' after winning gold at Invictus Games.

Jaco van Gass suffered life-changing injures in Afghanistan - but intense regime at National Velodrome helped get him into prize-winning form.

Sports Vibe Tv - Youtube

Cyclists Jaco van Gass and Luke Darlington try out a unique training method, cycling 40km before entering a climate chamber that goes as low as -40°C in what's known as cyrotherapy.


Jaco speaks growing confidence, taking on new challenges, his favourite cycling brands and how his love for cycling grew.

B  ritish CYCLing   Paralympic Cyclists set off on 770-mile South American adventure.

British CYCLing

Paralympic Cyclists set off on 770-mile South American adventure.