2015 Sponsored Athlete
What inspired you to start cycling? Freedom, used to ride to football training, then realised I like the bike more.
Favourite place to ride and why? Cornwall, got a mega hilly always windy 3hour route that follows the coast, rugged hard, great stuff.
Favourite post-ride meal? Anything!
What is your favourite Direct Nutrition product? Elite Hydrate Berry Mix is the bomb!
What is it about that Direct Nutrition product that you like? During a race Elite Hydrate is my preferred flavour to drink but I have one water one Berry Hydrate during training and the last part with that keeps energy levels tip top.
What is your advice to anyone who wants to become a professional racer? Listen to others and rest is deffo best!
Who is your cycling hero and why? Frank Vandenbrouke, looked class, had it all, won big partied hard
Do you have a nickname? If so what is it and why is it that? Lamps or Slamps, Matt Stephens started that.
How do you take your coffee? Latte, flat white, espresso etc...Always espressos.
Favourite music? Dance trance music.
Favourite film? Trainspotting.
Favourite race and why? Tour of Britain, for the memories of last two years, and thinking well I’ve done this so to get to there I need to do that.
What has been your proudest moment on the bike? Standing on the podium of the Ride London Classic after winning the King of the Mountains.
What was your first bike? A Raleigh BMX.
Have you got a secret skill or party-piece? If so what is it? I can build a house of cards.
What would your go to karaoke song be? Reef - Place Your Hands.
Most embarrassing moment on your bike? Riding into the back of a stationary car whilst checking out my reflection going down Helston high street.
If you weren't a cyclist what would you be doing instead? I have no idea!
What is the one thing in the world you couldn't live without? My border collie dogs, Leffe and Malle.
If you could have one super power what would it be? To be able to make more time.
Would you rather have more time or more money? Money to spend in the time I have made for myself with my super power.