“The Tour de France is arguably the hardest & most famous cycle race in the world, even for a pro rider completing the tour is a huge feat. But what if a amateur cyclist attempted riding the exact same course only one day ahead of the pros?”

Check out this award winning documentary chronicling an extraordinary feat by 8 ordinary New Zealander’s as they attempt to finish the world’s toughest bike race…Tour de France.

“The Tour de France is the world’s biggest annual sporting event. Normally held in July, the event sees nearly 200 cyclists race over 3400 kms (or 2,000 miles) climbing 50,000 metres in just 23 days. While most of the race takes part in the towns, cities, countryside and mountains of France it also often starts in a foreign country.

While One Day Ahead is about cycling, the documentary is a story of personal journeys to achieve an ambitious goal. With the highs and lows of human emotions, as eight individuals & strangers bond to become a team of one to finish one of the world’s toughest and arguably most famous cycle races. To date the team members have raised in over $90,000 NZD for the Mental Health Foundation New Zealand.

Heightening public awareness about the importance of mental health, and to gain understanding and improve attitudes about mental disorders is so crucial. If you or anyone you know is needing help or advice with mental health contact your countries mental health service or head to World Federation for Mental Health. https://wfmh.global”