Rider Profile: George Belk

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George Belk

Date of Birth:

Current Residence:
Llansilin, Powys, Wales

Oswestry, Shropshire, England

Diamondback Europe, Rockstar Energy Drink, Kore USA, Freestylextreme.com, ThorMX UK, SRAM, Duck Smart, Avid, RockShox, SpiralGFX, JVC, Schwalbe UK, Horizon Watches, Owkay Clothing, Plush Suspension

Years I’ve been riding:

Favourite Trail or place to ride:
Hafjell, Norway.

Best ride ever:
Big 40 minute downhill run in Aosta in the Italian Alps with all the boys snapping trees and hitting bushes at mach 10. We still talk about it now, a perfect day’s riding.

Favourite Trick:
Whips or 360's.

A few broken hands and one haematoma, and many more lucky escapes.

Career Highlight:
2nd in the British Downhill Series at Combe Sydenham

Building things.

Role Model:
Anyone who does their own thing.

Favourite Band:
Mac Miller

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Favourite Food:

Favourite Industry Individual:
Chris Froome

Most Valued Component on Your Bike:
My flat pedals

Favourite Event:
Mont Saint Anne (Mountain Bike World Cup venue in Beaupré, Quebec, Canada)

Words of Wisdom:
Enjoying riding is the best form of training.

Last Thoughts:
Can't wait to get going on the new DH8 this year with a great team!