Published on 30th January 2015 | By Chris Walker


Is the first time you have had support from the Dave Rayner Fund? 


Yes this is the first time




What is your cycling history? 


I started cycling age 16, and was soon entering local road races and time trials, riding under Harrogate Nova. After gaining race experience during 2013, I decided to target the Junior National Series the following year. I did so with the fantastic support of Neil Hendry and PH-Mas Junior Development Team. It was a tough step up but by the end of the season I had multiple top ten results at a national level. I am hoping to continue my development this year with the help of the DRF, with the goal of one day riding professionally.




What team are you joining in 2015?  Tell us a bit about your team.


In the UK I will be riding for Prologue Racing Team, before heading out to Belgium in the summer. The team is run by a local bike shop in my hometown of Harrogate.




Do they have they a website we can link to? 




What is your race programme looking like?


I will be targeting hard/hilly road races in the UK to win, with the smaller races in between for training. Then I will get stuck in to Belgian racing, hopefully I will come back with some good results and develop as a rider.




Are you going on a training camp with the team? 


It’s Yorkshire for me this winter, there are plenty of great training roads though and if it gets above freezing then it feels like a warm training camp to me!




When are you heading out to Europe/USA?


Around June time.




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