Matt Rendell survived Hodgkin's Disease and lectured at British and Latvian universities before entering TV and print journalism. He is the author of A SIGNIFICANT OTHER, a top ten sports book and Kings of the Mountains (Aurum, 2002). His Channel 4 documentary on Colombian cycling was described in The Observer as 'a gem, telling us more about the essence of sport in under an hour than a season's worth of Premiership matches.'
He has written for the BBC, ITV and Channel 4, including British coverage of the Tour de France. The National Sporting Club named Matt Rendell 'Best New Sports Writer 2003'.
Death of Marco Pantani (HC Sep 06);
Kings of the Mountains