Success Stories

See how our funding helps

Emily Heads to Switzerland

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I went over to switzerland to get a race in before the end of the cross country season. It was a bit of a shock to the system considering I hadn’t raced in ages because of lockdown.

Jenson competes at International CX

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After competing in my first ever elite international cyclocrosss races I couldn’t be happier with my performance, and my progression during my first year as an U23. This opportunity to compete in Bredene and Baal in Belgium wouldn’t of been possible with out the support and funding of rideforcharlie.

Tom RFC in Belgium

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Thank you so much for supporting me so that I was able to go over to race in Belgium. It was one of the best experiences, racing against many of the top names in the sport and with thousands of spectators lining the course it was crazy but absolutely incredible.

Callum riding for Charlie

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All these races were a great experience for me and I’m extremely lucky to have been able to ride in Charlie’s memory and with funding from the charity.

RFC at Vlaamse Cyclocross

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On the Saturday evening we raced the LRC Cup in Vichte which was floodlit! The course was really good & went through the noisy beer tent (which was where the hurdles were placed)

Belgium CX with Corran

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On the way home after a great week of racing in Belgium. I competed in 3 races: Superprestige Diegem, Ethias Cross Bredene and GP Sven Nys in Baal. Happy to have finished the week with a 21st, 4th and 9th place junior and loads of experience gained.

Waaslandcross With Joe

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On the weekend before Christmas I raced Waaslandcross in Belgium. I loved the close and fast racing which is different to the UK. I was gridded back row of 77 riders and moved up to finish 35th, riding in the spirit of my good friend Charlie.

Arlo Rides for Charlie

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Thank you so much for this opportunity, it was an amazing experience that was so fun and I am so so grateful for you helping me to have this weekend!

Thomas Wadsworth Rides for Charlie in Belgium

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I just wanted to say a massive thanks for the opportunity in Belgium. It was soooo fun and i enjoyed every second of it off and on the bike. I was and am so proud to of ridden for Charlie. Thankyou again! Thomas

Cyclo Cross Coaching Day

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Last weekend was a busy one. #Rideforcharlie and @hopetech supported a coaching day for 34 young cyclo cross boys and girls.

European Youth Championships 2019

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In august 2019 we were able to send 3 teams funded to the European Youth MTB Championships in Pila.

European youth MTB Championships

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This year we are proud to announce that we are supporting three teams to go to Pila for the European youth MTB Championships. One Team of Corran Carrick-Anderson, Elena McGorum and Callum Thornley, Emily Carrick-Anderson, Patrick Barnes, Reuben Oakley, Ben Chilton Chris Hilbert and Lotta Mansfield.