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Amy Johnstone

Amy Johnston

Brand Ambassador and Crow Race Team

Amy has been riding for four years and it has taken over her life in the best possible way! After a traumatic ankle injury, it was a challenge to regain form on steep tech, usually favouring flow. Having entered some races she found her passion lay in Enduro riding her Santa Cruz Hightower.

Andrew Skinner

Andrew (Drew) Skinner

Brand Ambassador and Crow Race Team

Drew has been riding for 6 years now and racing for the last four. Although he considers himself an Enduro rider he has competed in the Glentress 7 and Strathpuffer in recent years both as a solo rider and enjoys endurance events too. Drew’s favourite trails are Waterworld at the Golfie and Top Chief at Fort William and he enjoys nothing more than pushing his technical ability on a trail. Drew is looking forward to representing and promoting the brand and it’s ethical ethos.

Andrew Fraser

Andy Fraser

Brand Ambassador and Crow Race Team

Andy has been riding MTB properly for a year and a half. He did ride prior to this but due to a bad shoulder injury his progress was cut short. Since returning from his injury he has been riding every minute and cant get enough. Andy rides regularly at Comrie Croft and in the Tweed Valley. He would like to take on some downhill races this year with his main focus on enduro!!

Tom Hart

Ben Pedelty

Brand Ambassador and Crow Race Team

Ben is 16 years old and has been riding for just over 2 years. Bike are by far the most important thing in his life as he wants to progress and get more consistent with results on the racing circuit. His ambition is to place in the nationals.

Dougie Hain

Dougie Hain

Race Team Manager, Brand Ambassador & Crow Racing

Douglas found mountain biking 6 years ago and was hooked from the get go! He has had a few setbacks (ie breakages!) the past few years, but is now hitting the trails every minute he can these days. Douglass loves anything to do with two wheels, but his absolute passion is Enduro with a full race calendar ahead of him in 2020. His favourite trails are Dunkeld and Innerleithen. To help with his full racing calendar he recently purchased the new Orbea Rallon 2020 and is looking forward to throwing it down the hills next year.

Ebony Woodland

Ebony Woodland

Brand Ambassador

Ebs started mountain biking in May 2020 and starting learning on Mount Fromme, North Vancouver. She have a 2019 Norco Sight. Ebs has since moved to Glasgow to do her masters degrees and is loving the riding in Scotland. She loves steeper, natural and more technical trails, as well as the hike-a-bike treks she has since arriving in Scotland. Ebs love the sense of achievement she gets with riding, and is excited to see all of the beautiful places in Scotland her bike will take her.

Emily Polson

Emily Polson

Brand Ambassador 

Emily started riding in February 2019 and ever since then she has tried to get out as much as much as possible. During this Emily has loved progressing with her riding and can’t wait to keep getting better. She enjoy riding trails at Comrie Croft and at Laggan Wolftrax.

James Youll

James Youll

Brand Ambassador 

James started mountain biking around 4 years ago and left his home town of Middlesbrough to start a new chapter in Cumbria. Having the Lake District to the South and the Scottish Borders to the North, there is shortage of mountain biking to explore. He loves trail centre’s (Forest of Ae and Whinlatter) to have of fun on, but he much prefers getting out in the mountains and finding natural trails to test his physical and mental limits and those of his Nukeproof Mega 290.

Tom Hart

Jamie Wallace

Brand Ambassador 

Jamie got back into riding in 2015 and has never looked back. In that time he has found a love for enduro-style riding, predominantly spending time in the Tweed Valley area. In 2018 he started recording some of his adventures on a GoPro and began to make trail edits and vlogs. He now has a YouTube channel called Street Pigeon MTB which aims to capture the adventures and share the experiences of an average rider. He hopes to further develop the channel to capture riding spots from all over Scotland and further afield. His current bike is a Bird Aeris AM9.

Jill Gardner

Jill Gardner

Brand Ambassador 

Jill first picked up a mountain bike in Feb 2018 and has never looked back. She has always loved the outdoors and gets out on her bike at any opportunity. Jill’s current bike is a Liv Pique SX 2. Jill loves riding trails around Scotland. Her favourite trails to ride are natural and down hill trails, and after an amazing experience riding in the French Alps, she can’t wait to see more of the world on her bike.

Tom Hart

Joe Reeves

Brand Ambassador and Crow Race Team

Joe has been riding bikes for nearly two years now and can’t get enough of it! His passion is downhill and racing whenever he can but you will also find him on a dirt jump bike finding some flow. Joe’s favourite tracks are steep and loose as he loves getting wild on the bike. He currently rides a Commencal Meta AM, however not for long…

Tom Hart

Laura Allan

Brand Ambassador 

Laura first tried mountain biking in 2014 and has been addicted since. She’s out on two wheels all the time and gets a buzz from techy natural trails. The steeper the better! She rides regularly in the Tweed Valley and loves the adrenaline rush from chasing friends down trails on her Saracen Ariel LT. Otherwise she can be found away in her campervan riding in the Scottish Highlands or Europe. Laura has also started racing Enduro and has plenty races planned this year!

Lynn McKinley

Lynn McKinley

Brand Ambassador 

Lynn tried mounting biking back in April 2018, and absolutely loved it. She likes to get out biking at every opportunity. The trails in Aviemore are endless and there is so many trails to choose from. Lynn rides a mixture of natural trails and trail centres, with Laggan Wolftrax being her favourite, but loves to ride in different places all around the UK. She currently rides a Juliana Roubion. Lynn is hopefully riding in Ainsa next year and do some mountain biking in the Pirineos.

Piers Rickard Crow Mountain Biking

Piers Rickard

Founder of Crow, Brand Ambassador and Crow Race Team

Piers has been riding MTB since the first real ones were available. His first MTB was the Raleigh MTrax followed by the original Orange P7. When his day to day Crow duties allow he races, (occasionally), with the most of his riding done on steep and natural enduro style trails. More racing will ensue in 2021as well as working on new Crow Mountain Biking Products.

Tom Hart

Sam Duzinkewycz

Brand Ambassador 

Sam started riding bikes in 2016 and was hooked from the word ‘go’. His favourite trails are steep, rough downhill and enduro trails and he has big plans for 2020 hoping to compete in more enduro races around Scotland.

Aside from racing, I love a good, long scenic ride, an uplift day or a session with mates and currently rides a Merida 140.

Sam Stanfield

Brand Ambassador 

Sam has been riding bicycles of various sorts his entire life. Influenced by films like Roam, New World Disorder 7 and Kranked 5, he fell in love with freeride. He moved from relatively flat Lancashire to mountainous Scotland for university (read: ‘trails’) and became a huge fan of the technical steeps on offer in places like Innerleithen, Dunkeld and Aviemore, and recently he has dipped his toes into the waters of enduro racing. Now moving to Finland, he is looking forward to explore a new riding scene on his Santa Cruz Nomad 3 CC.

Tom Hart

Tom Hart

Brand Ambassador and Crow Race Team

Even though Tom has a disability, he loves getting out to shred! His love of bikes goes back a long way and got properly bitten at age 13. Tom rides his bike at every opportunity and although he has hemiplegia, he does not let it hold him back. He wants to inspire other people to get out and ride their bikes, and to prove that living with a disability does not hold anybody back. Tom runs a special Hope brake which allows him to brake front and rear with one lever and this is fitted to his bike of choice, a Trek Remedy 9 RSL.

Thomas Reznicek

Thomas Reznicek

Brand Ambassador 

Czech born, shredding in Scotland!
Thomas has been riding MTB for 6 years. He enjoys enjoy flat out trails with jumps and also trees along with technical trails. Thomas recently moved to the Scottish Borders, that’s where most of his riding takes place which is not a bad place to be. He plans to compete in racing in 2021 on a national level and in the Scottish Enduro series too.