Ned OverendEdmund "Ned" Overend
(born 20 August 1955
) started in mountain biking
in the early 1980's. Even though he retired from Pro Mountain biking in 1996, he continued competing in endurance competitions like the XTERRA Championships, and regular road triathlons. While in professional mountain biking, Overend earned the nickname
"Deadly Nedly", for he seemed difficult to beat.