You may think you’ve seen a story about the Two Peaks challenge a few times already, but have you ever known two lads climb Scafell Pike wearing “big  boob rucksacks” before changing into Morph suits and cycling on a tandem to Liverpool? No, we didn’t think so. And if this isn’t enough, the “Morph’s” on a tandem will then continue their cycle to North Wales to climb Mount Snowdon, once again donning a pair of breasts. Sounds easy eh?

The two “tits” who have decided to undertake such a challenge are local lads Adam Rossiter and Ben Howlett, who start their challenge in just two weeks – from the 14th – 16th September! We spoke with Adam about the challenge and their training so far, who told us that they had their first tandem practice on the 8th May when they managed 24 miles in 1 hour and 38minutes, since then they have been training hard. As part of their training the completed the Stroke Association Thames Bridges on the tandem, suffering “very sore bums”.

Adam told us “The hardest bit has been the time to do the training, both have long hour jobs and both have children and motorcycles to play with too… (but) the pressures of letting people down, and the great cause it is for will keep us going” Adam went on to tell us about the difficulties they will face during the challenge, “The difference from our training will be that we have no idea what our legs will feel like after the first mountain…we now plan to climb Scafell and ride 40 miles on the first day, then day two will be 100-120 miles, leaving either as little riding (or none) as possible for the Sunday when we climb Snowdon… So we also don’t know how our legs will feel after a mountain, 160 miles and then having to start Snowdon. We’re pretty scared!”


Adam and Ben may well consider themselves a pair of tits for taking up this challenge, but there is a serious message behind their ridiculous and challenging adventure. After finding a lump in her breast, Jenny (a friend of the pair) went to her GP and was told she had nothing to be concerned about. After months of worrying, by chance she picked up a magazine containing an article about the charity Coppafeel. Jenny told us, “This was an article about a wonderful girl called Kris Hallenga, CEO and founder of Coppafeel, a charity dedicated to spreading the message that cancer knows no ages and with a focus on educating young women to get to know their bodies… Reading Kris’s story, who was 23 years old when diagnosed, it hit a nerve and I decided to go back to the GP armed with this article to request a referal and to be taken more seriously. Two weeks later after visiting the consultant i was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 26”

Having researched the charity, we were shocked to find how often this can and has happened to women of all ages. Thankfully Jenny is now 28 and has finished her treatment, but the charity remains close to her heart. “To this day I can not express how thankful I am that Kris decided to use her experiences to save others, Kris saved my life. Coppafeel have saved many lives after mine and with strong determination they continue to work extreamly hard to make sure early diagnosis statistics increase and surviving from breast cancer is the only story people have to tell. They are a charity so rely heavily on peoples generosity, from donations and sponsorship money from people doing the simplist of things to the nutters out there like Adam and Ben!… I am eternally grateful that they choose such and important charity…they are bonkers and they deserve every single penny donated to them!”

Previously, Adam and Ben had completed a successful “head-shave” raising £1200 for the chairty Coppafeel, and decided that by pushing themselves to the limit they could raise even more money. We are certainly behind Adam and Ben as they take on their crazy challenge, and Adam certainly thinks it will be well worth it, saying that “if we can endure 48 hours of pain, and looking a lot different than we normally do, then it will all be worth it”

To find out more about their challenge, go to http://www.twopeaksandatandem.co.uk and to donate as much or as little as you can please go to: CoppaFeel

For more about the fantastic Charity CoppaFeel, and to learn how to check yourself (MEN AND WOMEN) and for what signs to look out for please visit www.coppafeel.org