Selfmade is a seven-episode TV series following Professional Mountain Bike rider Ricky Crompton as he rides, trains and competes around the globe in preparation for his ultimate challenge - a new World Record.
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 against all odds. Selfmade combines cycling, traveling and the exploration of the physical and psychological pressures of being a professional mountain bike rider
The episodes focus on how the sport impacts world class athletes - both with the constant pressure from sport’s natural progression and the expectations from both 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 on two wheels across some of the world’s most breathtaking and iconic landscapes. 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 the maximum in the process.
From Belfast to Berlin and Las Vegas to the snow capped Alps, join Ricky Crompton on his tour of the world in search of a coveted place in history’s record books.
Selfmade is a 5 x 30 minute TV show plus a 1-Hour Icelandic Adventure Special divided into 2 x 30-minute episodes.
Selfmade was created, filmed and produced by Speed Motion, and is currently airing on 5 networks to a total of 464 million households in 181 countries.