Guy Martin: Worms to Catch

Guy Martin: Worms to Catch


‘I was never going to sleep in and take it easy, there were worms to catch.’

Breaking records on the world’s biggest Wall of Death, cycling 2,745 miles across the length of the United States (while sleeping rough), attempting to be the fastest person ever on two wheels and travelling to Latvia to investigate his family’s roots, it's been a busy year for Guy Martin. There’s been some thrilling racing too, including wild Harley choppers on dirt and turbo-charged Transit vans through the Nevada desert. And don't forget there’s the day job to get back to in North Lincolnshire – the truck yard and the butty van.

Guy has done more in one year than most people do in a lifetime, and with his gift for story-telling, he takes you with him to the outer limits of human endurance, and on a dizzying adrenalin high, all in a day’s work.

About the author

Guy Martin

Except for one summer spent sleeping inside a truck in a concrete yard in Northern Ireland, Guy Martin has always lived within 20 miles of the Grimsby hospital he was born in, on 4th November 1981. The truck mechanic turned taytie farmer has won multiple international road races, plus scored fifteen Isle of Man TT podiums. He is also Channel 4's face of engineering and speed - becoming a regular face on prime-time TV over the past decade, presenting critically acclaimed documentaries, taking on world records and travelogues, as well as his popular returning series Speed with Guy Martin. Did we mention he's also the only author to have four phenomenal Sunday Times #1 bestselling memoirs? A genuine, one-off marvel.
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