A Mountain Journal - Nicky Spinks

A short profile of Nicky Spinks and her 2015 Bob Graham Round Record Run


Running time

5 minutes

Our Judges say:

A cracking insight into the down to earth mountain round running legend and record breaking farmer Nicky Spinks.

Claire Maxted Claire Maxted

Beautifully constructed short from Dom Bush profiling the very insipring and understated Nicky Spinks.

Claire Carter Writer, Film Officer for Kendal Mountain Festival, 'Creative Consultant'.

Adventures with cows in the glories of the peak district combined with hardcore fell running - as well as being an excellent story of survival. Utterly inspirational.

Paul Hodgson Music Judge

Beef farmer Nicky currently holds the women’s record for the four toughest fell running challenges in the UK - The Bob Graham Round, The Ramsay Round, The Paddy Buckley and the Lake District Record, completing 64 Peaks in 23 hours and 15 minutes. Ten years on from a mastectomy for breast cancer she talks about how she hopes to inspire other cancer patients to have hope for the future.