80Noir Ultra Elite Squad
Let's give a big warm mindful welcome to our New Elite Squad (AKA Ambassadors). Amazingly talented in their field, they recognise the importance of great quality dark chocolate to their mental and physical wellbeing and fitness performance. Click on each of the pictures to find out more.
Accidental Ultra Runner
Helloooo, nice to meet you! I started running in January 2021, and have accidentally become an Ultrarunner. What started off as a January challenge to run as much as possible has got a little out of hand. I now run around 100KM per week, have completed a number of ultra-distance races and will be hoping to complete my first 100 mile race in July 2022.
UltraRunner, Coach and Doctor
I am a runner living in Cornwall. I am a strong advocate of the #anysurfaceanydistance movement and love to keep that variety in my training and racing. I also coach athletes at all levels to help them get the most out of their running, both in terms of performance and enjoyment.I have a wife and two children who keep me pretty busy!
Olympian | World 50km Champion & World record holder
"I'm a self confessed chocoholic! I've found that eating good quality dark chocolate can give me that chocolate kick but with some added health benefits. 80 Noir is 79.3% cocoa so it has lower sugar but richer flavour than milk chocolate. Dark chocolate is full of flavonoids...
Award Winning Mental Health Blogger, TED Speaker & Host, Run_Spire connect crew runner
I am a runner after accidentally finding out how running helps with mental health - being in a world where I was hearing and seeing things, psychotic rages and countless attempted suicides, running would be a main contributor to saving my life.
Former professional footballer for paris saint-german
AriannaCriscione is a former professional football player having finished her career at Paris Saint-Germain where she had a dual role as a player and as Women’s Sponsorship Manager for the past 2 seasons at the French club. At the club she was a part of the history making team that won the first ever league championship for the club.
Journalist, wild ginger running ultra runner
Claire Maxted has been part of the 80Noir Ultra Journey from the beginning, watching and supporting until recently where she joined our fabulous team. Claire is the ex-editor of Trail Running Magazine and is ultra runner extraordinaire, Wild Ginger Running Vlogger.
TEAM GB BIATHLETE
My name's Vincent Fountain and I’m a team GB biathlete and work in the armed forces. I was born in South Africa but since the age of 10, live in Nottingham. In my spare time I like to relax and socialise.
I’d like to be an ambassador because it tastes delicious and is also nutritious. 80NU boosts morale and aids recovery after a cold wet training session. I’d like to help promote this product as it has good health benefits.
Canicross Runner, Pilates Instructor
Qualified Canicross Instructor, Pilate’s teacher, PT and a runner. I started Canicross 2 years ago when it became obvious Pickle my black lab had a high prey drive couldn’t be let off the lead all the time and had failed gundog school!
Ultra Runner | Running Coach & Co-Founder of London's Camino Ultra events
David has been an ultrarunner for over a decade. He has competed in Spartathlon (153 miles) and World 24 hour championships. He is a running coach, co-founder of London's Camino Ultra events and a podcaster with the Legends of Running Endurance series...
World 19th Long Distance Triathlete | British Army Physiotherapist
Kat Matthews is a Professional Long-Distance Triathlete, who is serving in the British Army currently as an Elite Athlete with a dual-career in Physiotherapy. She is in the BMC Pro Triathlon Team and in 2020 she won Ironman Florida...
2 x Biathlon Olympian
"My name is Amanda Lightfoot and I am a 2x olympian in the sport of biathlon, I am currently British female number 1 and I have competed in Sochi 2014 OWG and Pyeongchang 2018 OWG. I am now on the journey to my 3rd Olympic games which is only 8 months away!! I am a Sgt in the British Army and I absolutely love both my sporting career and my army career! I am a true lover of chocolate!...
World 50k Silver Medalist & Team Gold Medalist
So, the plan was, no matter what, I give myself 30mins to go and sit quietly and enjoy a cup of hot chocolate, read, breath, listen to some music - but most importantly switch off from ALL the stress. So I started doing this for a while...
Pilates and Movement Teacher, with focus on Running
"I am more than happy to be an ambassador for 80NU, as it's a product I have been using in my own training, and recommending to others, ever since I first came across it. The brand fits in perfectly with my belief in using natural products for fuelling my training...
Keen cyclist and lover of the outdoors
"I was introduced to 80NU through Pretty Athletic Skincare after joining an online hot chocolate master class which was brilliant! I often crave something sweet in the evening, but then would get a spike and feel rubbish afterwards. Having a nice hot chocolate felt comforting and satisfying...
Training for Triathlon
From being a child it was always a warming comfort drink on a cold night or if I’m not feeling great. Now I’ve discovered 80Noir a Ultra it’s a comfort or a boost depending on how I feel at the time.
Triathlete Team GB
I consider myself to be an ordinary person who one day woke up one day and decided to try competing in a triathlon. Roll on 7 years, I have my Pro License, a toddler and a part time job and Ambassador for 80Noir Ultra!