Matt Rendell was born 44 years ago in the English county of Kent. Born to Lancastrian parents, Rendell took three postgraduate degrees and “then being overqualified to do any work and used to living on a student scholarship” decided to become a writer.
He is the author of a number of books including “Kings of the Mountains - How Columbia's Cycling Heroes changed Their Nation's History”; “A Significant Other - Riding the Centenary Tour de France with Lance Armstrong”, a look at the 2003 Tour through the eyes of US Postal domestique Victor Hugo Peña; and the award winning “The Death of Marco Pantani”, and is a member of the UK Television broadcaster ITV's Tour presentation team. Matt Rendell lives in Calne, Wiltshire, England. [from dailypeloton.com]