Irish Winter Series Round 1 – Fairymount Farm

The 1st round of the Irish Downhill Winter Series was held at Fairymount Farm last weekend, It was the 1st time I had ever ridden there and I wasn’t really sure what to expect but had heard good things about the track. Dan and I went down on Saturday  morning to have a quick look…

100% Goggles for 2013

I am pleased to announce that I will be running 100% Eye Wear  for the 2013 race season. Thanks to the guys at Decade Europe and Ride 100% for the support. I love the goggles and have been using them for around a month now and couldn’t be happier, they have a huge range of…

Injury ends season

Unfortunately I had a big crash at the last world cup race in Val d’Isere resulting in 2 fractured vertebra and a broken wrist. I am now back home recovering and hoping to get back training for the 2013 season as soon as possible. Here is a picture of the pinned up wrist. I would…

Irish Championships

For 2012 the Irish National Champs was held in a brand new venue just outside Clonmel, Tipperary. With a new track and a good weather forecast it was set to be a good weekend.  Last year’s Irish Champs was disastrous for the team, with Ben injuring himself during Saturday practice while both Dan & Chris had…

Glencoe BDS

Next stop was the round 3 of the British Downhill Series in Glencoe, last year this event was cancelled due to extreme weather conditions but the forecast was looking good for the weekend ahead. I walked the track late on firday evening and things were looking fun to say the least. The track at Glencoe…