2017-2018 Riders Announced for GreenPower/Scottish Downhill Association Academy

Celebrations following the announcement of riders selected for next season’s Academy

Following the SDA’s final races of the series at Fort William the riders who have been selected to attend this coming year’s GreenPower sponsored Scottish Downhill Association mountain biking Academy were announced in front of a large crowd. They are:

Juvenile               Archie Gilmour, Lewis Elder

Youth                    Ronan White, Torin Moffat

Junior                    Connor Gibb, Owen Scott

Jnr Women         Phoebe Gale

Snr Women        Lynette Deacon

Vets                       Martin Roberts

Masters               Craig Walker

Seniors                 Paul Marshall, Grant Murdoch

GreenPower is sponsoring the Academy for a further three years with the coaching being provided by the current Scottish National Champion and World Cup rider Ben Cathro, founder and owner of Sick Skills.

Ben Cathro (left) with GreenPower Director Phil Parkin