James Appleton is well known in much of the obstacle racing world. He is one of the main characters profiled in the upcoming Rise of the Sufferfests documentary. This Londoner made a name for himself through his impressive finishes at Tough Guy and has been a dominant force in obstacle racing in the United Kingdom. What many people do not know about Appleton is his other passion, photography. He is an award-winning photographer.
Dryrobe is a UK based company. Surfer Gideon Bright from North Devon UK, took his 30 years as a surfer and created a cover-up to change in parking lots and other public places. Quickly after the initial designs DryRobe picked up traction with those in the triathlon world and most recently in the obstacle racing world.