Sports Bursary Profile 

Charles Currie, BA ( Honours) Sports Journalism

Sport: Mountain Biking - 4X

Achievements and Rankings:

  • 2 x Junior National Champion
  • ProElite 19th UCI World Championships
  • British Series Junior Champion
  • 2015 Pro Tour World Series Youth 1st
  • 2016: Junior British 4X Series Champion
  • 2017: Elite British 4X series overall 5th
    • 3 x GB Cycling team
  • 2019: Senior / elite National Championships 2nd 

https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/points?person_id=6077&year=2019&type=national&d=3

 

Injuries:

Fractured vertebrae, broken wrist, dislocated AC joint (so far!) Despite these setbacks, Charles is still doing great!

Ambitions:

  • UCI World Champion Pro Elite 
  • Senior National Champion
  • 4x Pro Tour World Series Champion 
  • To medal at National championships 
  • National series champion 
  • National Champion National series overall top 5
  • 4X pro tour world series Champion
  • World Champion 

How has the Sports Bursary encouraged / enabled your progress? 

"It has funded travel to get me to more high-level events, which will allow me to develop as an Elite athlete. This year I am working on fitness on and off the bike and am working on race strategy and nutrition; and working on getting less injuries!"

If you want to know more about Moutain bike 4X, check out these:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dYFb8_xOlIs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TgNqnLDWEJ0

 

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