James Curry
Birthday: December 1997
Lives: Banbridge, Co. Down
Club: Banbridge Cycling Club
Event Discipline: Mountain biking
Road racing
Current bikes: MTB Scott Scale 910 rd
Litespeed Pavia Carbonio
Hobbies: Playing a bit of football or rugby with mates
Watching TV
Golf
Best achievements: 2nd overall in irish NPS ulster champion,
Ulster series winner
5th in Hadleigh farm last year in skills event over 50 competed
What inspired you to start cycling? My dad got me into cycling after he quit motorbike/kart racing after a friend got killed. He decided he wanted to do something that kept you fit and active and I just wanted to do what he did and start.
What keeps you focused? Determination keeps me focused. To get good race results keeps me focused to train etc.
Favourite food: Chinese
Advice to young people starting out: Always wear your helmet when out on bike and to be safe.
Top 3 tunes on your playlist: Avicii - You Make Me
Maroon 5 - One More Night
Jason Mraz - I won't give up
Goals for 2014: Do the british NPS series
Be Irish champion & Ulster champion