Land Speed Record: World’s Fastest Person on a Bicycle

This series of photographs by Matt Ben Stone has been selected for The Photography Annual 2018, an annual award scheme from CR celebrating the best images, those who make them and those who commission them

On the September 16, 2018, Denise Mueller-Korenek became the fastest human on a bicycle. Riding at Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, she reached 183.9mph, eliminating the previous men’s record of 167mph and her own women’s record of 147mph.