Downtime - The Mountain Bike Podcast

Downtime - The Mountain Bike Podcast


Yoann Barelli – Following His Values

April 14, 2020

Yoann Barelli knows what is important to him, and he’s working on the best ways to let his values shape his career and his place in the world. We sat down to chat about what’s going on in Yoann’s life right now. We cover the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on him and the bike industry, his views on the environment and why the bike industry needs to do more, and we talk about some of the things that Yoann has used to help him through a really tough year. Maybe they will be helpful to you too. This conversation is a little different from our regular episodes, so I hope that you enjoy listening and get something out of it.

You can follow Yoann on Instagram @yoannbarelli. You can find out more about Wim Hof’s breathing techniques here.

This month the podcast is supported by CushCore. I’ve been riding CushCore for over a year now and I love the changes it makes to the way my bike rides. It’s more damped, carries momentum better through the rough stuff, and has more support in the turns. CushCore really does help you go bigger, corner harder and ride faster with total confidence! Check out their products, including the awesome new Bead Dropper tyre lever at cushcore.com. You can find our previous episode with CushCore founder and inventor Adam Krefting here.

To be in with the chance of winning a set of CushCore of your choice, all you need to do is help me out by filling out the 2020 listener survey at downtimepodcast.com/survey before the end of April.

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Photo – Raymond Norte