Selfmade is a TV series following professional Mountain bike rider Ricky Crompton as he rides, trains and competes around the globe in preparation for his ultimate challenge.
Delve into the life of Ricky Crompton, one of cycling’s most passionate and ambitious athletes as he embarks upon a journey to succeed and persevere beyond comprehension.
Selfmade comprises six episodes combining cycling, travelling, and the exploration of the physical and phsyiological pressures of being a professional mountain bike rider. The episodes focus on how the sport impacts world class athletes with the constant pressure not only of the sport’s natural progression, but also expectation from sponsors and fans.
Ricky Crompton’s passion for riding has developed from years of street riding, racing four cross, coaching and competing in dirt jump events all over the world.
This journey of the Manchester-born rider’s life will see him undertake an adventure acros some of the world’s most breathtaking and iconic landscapes while on two wheels.
Downhill, cross-country, trail riding and road cycling. As long as it involves a bike, adrenaline-obsessed Ricky Crompton will give it all he’s got, and turn the fun level to a maximum in the process.
From Belfast to Berlin and Las Vegas to the snowy Alps, join Ricky Crompton on his tour of the world in search of a coveted place in history’s record books.