Video: Three peaks comedy faceplant

We could spend our whole lunch break watching this

by Dave Atkinson   October 3, 2012  

GO ON IAN!

Nothing much to say about this really, just watch and enjoy this fantastically executed face plant. It's a perfect ten, we reckon. If anyone knows who Ian is, let us know and we'll send him some road.cc socks for his star turn...

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looks like 331 to me

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posted by Dave Atkinson [7476 posts]
3rd October 2012 - 12:42

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actually i think it's 333: Ian Edward Ashworth

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posted by Dave Atkinson [7476 posts]
3rd October 2012 - 12:46

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Quality! At least he came up smiling! Smile

posted by sir_velo [16 posts]
3rd October 2012 - 13:02

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Applause Just too funny.

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posted by mingmong [208 posts]
3rd October 2012 - 13:09

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and that is why i do NOT have a CX bike.

posted by thehood [24 posts]
3rd October 2012 - 14:03

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Roberj4 wrote:
Think Ian needs something to wash his (white!) bike down with (Disk brakes it does looks brand new!)I bet it's still in the garage unwashed. I think some beer will do the trick (I know I'm pushing it!) Big Grin Big Grin Big Grin

Ian, is that you?!

Last night I would have considered trading a very loud baby for a really nice bike.

posted by notfastenough [3427 posts]
3rd October 2012 - 14:13

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Ian should enter again next year draw an even bigger crowd!

posted by Roberj4 [198 posts]
3rd October 2012 - 14:17

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Contact keith@3peakscyclocross.org.uk who could inform Ian to contact you on his new found internet stardom and sock/jersey/beer haul #britainsgottalent

posted by Roberj4 [198 posts]
3rd October 2012 - 14:22

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Guess he should've carried his bike over that soft bit like the others.

Having gone over the bars in a race a few weeks ago and knackered my wrist in the process I'm glad to see Ian had a softer, if wetter, landing.

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posted by OldRidgeback [2290 posts]
3rd October 2012 - 14:26

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Free gear?

I'm Ian.

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posted by Joselito [142 posts]
3rd October 2012 - 14:34

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Roberj4 wrote:
Contact keith@3peakscyclocross.org.uk who could inform Ian to contact you on his new found internet stardom and sock/jersey/beer haul #britainsgottalent

done and done Smile

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posted by Dave Atkinson [7476 posts]
3rd October 2012 - 14:44

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I'm Ian and so's my wife! Big Grin

posted by mbrads72 [134 posts]
3rd October 2012 - 14:45

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He's not Ian, he's a very naughty boy!

posted by Lacticlegs [124 posts]
3rd October 2012 - 14:47

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Lacticlegs wrote:
He's not Ian, he's a very naughty boy!

Not a naughty boy, a very dirty boy.

And Ian, Chapeau!

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posted by Joselito [142 posts]
3rd October 2012 - 15:04

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Good, but "joeys ok" still makes me laugh...

http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=bEGAIYKTZ9w

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posted by Fringe [1083 posts]
3rd October 2012 - 15:24

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Hey, we found him! he's a mate of Ashton from Hope.

Ashton wrote:
I notice that you are trying to discover the identity of the star of the 3 Peaks face plant video that you have featured on the front page of the website. He is a friend of mine called Ian Ashworth (race number 333) and it was his first time at the 3 Peaks race. I’ve just called him to let him know about his new found fame and he had no idea that the video had even been uploaded to You Tube!!! It was filmed the son of one of our friends, whose dad was also doing the race.

Big Grin

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posted by Dave Atkinson [7476 posts]
3rd October 2012 - 15:31

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The "here's mud in your eye" line every time he goes down the pub with his mates is going to get tired pretty soon I reckon Wink

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posted by Simon_MacMichael [8417 posts]
3rd October 2012 - 15:48

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That's a brand new Crosslight Pro6 that he's riding [well 'not riding']. Disc brakes are good, but sometimes they just can't save you!

Dom.

Mason Cycles.

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posted by Dom [71 posts]
3rd October 2012 - 16:26

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ah ha ... found him !

and "outed" by a mate too Big Grin

still on the 3rd switch-back of Bwlch !

posted by therevokid [749 posts]
3rd October 2012 - 17:29

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Laughing Chapeau, absolutely muddy marvelous! Laughing

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posted by oldspikey [75 posts]
3rd October 2012 - 19:02

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Here he is on a still from the other angle. Smile on that muddy face is great.

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posted by minnellium [79 posts]
3rd October 2012 - 19:22

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brilliant pic! is it yours?

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posted by Dave Atkinson [7476 posts]
4th October 2012 - 7:34

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Somebody tweeted yesterday that CX was all about taking part and getting a funny photo of yourself on the Internet. If that is true; Ian is a legend! Smile

posted by roseofwinter [44 posts]
4th October 2012 - 9:29

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Well done to Ian for being a good sport -- love the smile on his face in that photograph!

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posted by othello [297 posts]
4th October 2012 - 10:00

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I just had a nice chat to ian on the phone and I've bundled him up a jersey and some socks to go in the post. He's unsure about his new celebrity status but deffo being a good sport about it. Yesterday when we put the story up the vid had received 134 views, now it's on 11,000... who knows, it might 'do a Joey' Smile

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posted by Dave Atkinson [7476 posts]
4th October 2012 - 10:06

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othello wrote:
Well done to Ian for being a good sport -- love the smile on his face in that photograph!

I second that. I took a look at this years photos! Oh man it looked extra extra tough due to the weather conditions. Hats of to Ian and all who entered and finished.

posted by Roberj4 [198 posts]
4th October 2012 - 10:13

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posted by Gkam84 [9018 posts]
4th October 2012 - 18:25

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Hi just like to say big thanks to road cc for shirt and socks. Thanks for positive comments, had brilliant first ride of peaks.on behalf of fellow CSP riders thanks to support crews(wives, parents,kids& CSP).marshaling fantastic. Roll on 2013!

posted by Ian Ashworth 333 [1 posts]
5th October 2012 - 20:03

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posted by minnellium [79 posts]
5th October 2012 - 21:37

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I hope they have permission for that Wink

But not as good as the joeys ok one's. Need to get his muddy smile on them.

Also, hello and welcome Ian

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posted by Gkam84 [9018 posts]
5th October 2012 - 22:36

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