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FT Masterclass: Hill climbing with Damon Hill

The former Formula One champion shows how to navigate a white-knuckle 300ft ascent in a McLaren supercar

Interview: British cycling star Mark Cavendish

Cycling’s speed king talks about tactics and his complex relationship with fame ahead of the Tour de France

DJing with Eric Wahlforss

The co-founder of SoundCloud and former DJ shows how to spin the decks

Facade of The Great House in Lavenham, Suffolk

Travel: The Great House, Lavenham

Fabulous food in the serene setting of Suffolk’s ‘wonky town’

Anthony Whiteman and Christopher Adams
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FT Masterclass: Running a mile with Anthony Whiteman

The Olympic runner offers tips on how to cover the distance in under four minutes

Kevin Ashman
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Quizzing with Kevin Ashman

From ‘Eggheads’ to ‘Mastermind’, he’s the man with all the answers

Jonty Hurwitz
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FT Masterclass: Sculpting with Jonty Hurwitz

Wonga co-founder has turned his hand to sculpture

Mark Bailey (left) and Alex Dowsett
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FT Masterclass: Time trialling with Alex Dowsett

The Commonwealth Games gold medallist on cycling against the clock

Barney Thompson (left) is shown a fiendish variation on the plank by Matt Roberts at the Matt Roberts City gym
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FT Masterclass: Personal training with Matt Roberts

How to prepare for a 60-mile ultra-marathon

Irvine Welsh and Hannah Beckerman in the Holyrood Boxing Gym
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FT Masterclass: Boxing with Irvine Welsh

The author of ‘Trainspotting’ on how to land the perfect hook

Barometer: Lime Wood, Hampshire

Living is very easy at a luxury New Forest getaway

FT Masterclass: Coding

The Decoded CEO shows Harriet Agnew how to build an app

FT Masterclass: Pickpocketing and how to avoid it

James Freedman, the ‘only honest pickpocket’ in the trade, reveals his secrets

FT Masterclass: Table tennis with Tin-Tin Ho

The teenaged champion talks about balancing school and sport

FT Masterclass: Long jumping with Greg Rutherford

The FT takes a leap of faith into the sandbox with a straight-leg skip, bent-leg scissor and the dribble bleed

FT Masterclass: Horse riding with Zara Phillips

The royal eventer talks about motherhood, her hopes for the 2016 Olympics — and why it’s bad to slouch in the saddle

Barometer: The Royal Crescent, Bath

Enjoy fine food, Georgian elegance and the diversions of a famed city

FT Masterclass: Crane driving with Mike Putnam

Controlling tonnes of precision engineering while moving a block of concrete takes serious focus. The CEO of Skanska UK offers some tips

Classic rally car driving with the FT: Carlos Tavares

Steering France’s largest carmaker back to recovery is his day job and, in his spare time, the PSA Peugeot Citroën boss rebuilds engines in his shed

FT Masterclass: Siberian Husky racing with Mark Squires

Brush up on your Inuit, bend your knees and don’t forget your goggles . . . Jeremy Taylor picks up some championship-winning tips in a Berkshire forest

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