August 2012

Victoria Pendleton

In a London 2012 special report, Esquire editor Alex Bilmes interviews gold-medal cyclist Victoria Pendleton ahead of this summer's Games. What he discovers is a gifted yet conflicted Olympian, determined to go out with a bang. Elsewhere, Neil Boorman unselfishly volunteers to take ecstasy in a story about how MDMA could be used to treat soldiers returning home from war; Tom Parker Bowles picks the ten dishes every man should know how to cook; Tom Barber explores fine dining and dive bars in Budapest; and Jeremy Langmead shows us how to dress for *whisper* economy class.

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