How Local Legends are made on Strava

Local Legends launch Strava
Strava's Local Legends dashboard is now open for all to use (Image credit: Strava)

Strava’s new Local Legends feature has added a revolutionary way that users can interact with the activity app and it is now available to more riders.  

Whereas sheer fitness or risk indifference was the way to become a climbing or descending KOM, the Local Legends hierarchy rewards participation and consistency.

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Lance Branquinho is a Namibian born media professional, with 15-years of experience in technology and engineering journalism covering anything with wheels. Being from Namibia, he knows a good gravel road when he sees one, and he has raced some of Africa’s best-known mountain bike stage races, such as Wines2Wales and Berg&Bush.