Greg Williamson

Athlete Profile

Name: Greg Williamson

Nick Name: G-Willy

Date of Birth: June 8, 1992

Current Team: UNNO Factory Racing
UNNO Ever 27.5

Height (cm): 183
Weight (kg): 80
Residence: Inverness, Scotland


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Why do you ride: Adrenaline
What/who started you racing: My Mum, she took me to my first race, which was a Primary School MTB cross country race

Weakness: French Toast – Bacon –Maple Syrup
Most important people in your life and career: Mum, Dad and my mechanic Jesse Wigman
Racing since: 2006
Professional since: 2013
Best part of racing: I'd say winning, but best parts are for me when you start seeing that progression and ticking off those goals you set.
Hardest part: Dealing with injuries on a race weekend.
Worst moment in career: Delayed flights home after an average weekend’s racing.
Best moment in career: National Championships 2016
General career goals: Be a World Champion

Favourite food: Pizza
Favourite music: Everything!
Best idea of having good time: Group ride followed by BBQ then out for drinks
Favourite place to travel to: Australia
Most respected mountain bike rider: Sam Hill
Other most respected athletes: Jeffery Herlings, Shane McConky 

Favourite riding spots and courses: Coronet Peak, Queenstown, New Zealand
Advice to beginners: Ride for fun
Other sports: Motocross & Jet Skiing
Other interests: Music, Skiing
If I was not a professional mountain biker….. I'd probably be a fruit and veg wholesaler

Objectives for 2018:

  • Top 10 World Cup Series
  • Defend my British National Title
  • World Champion

Career Highlights

  • 2017 British National Champion
  • 2016 British National Champion
  • 6th Place Cairns World Cup 2016
  • 6th Place Leogang World Cup 2016
  • 7th Place Fort William World Cup 2016
  • 8th 2016 World Championships – Val Di Sole, Italy

Race Results

Year 2018

  • British Downhill Series Cwmcarn, Wales (GBR) - 8th

Year 2017

  • World Championships DH - 14th
  • World Cup Downhill Overall - 29th
  • World Cup DH #7 - Val Di Sole (ITA) - 12th
  • British Downhill Championships - Elite - 1st
  • World Cup DH #6 - Mont-Sainte-Anne - 24th
  • World Cup DH #4 - Vallnord (AND) - 18th
  • World Cup DH #3 - Leogang (AUT) - 45th
  • iXS Downhill - Winterburg (GER) - 1st
  • World Cup DH #1 - Lourdes (FRA) - 13th

Year 2016

  • British Downhill Championships - Elite - 1st
  • World Championships DH - 8th
  • World Cup Downhill Overall - 16th
  • World Cup DH #6 - Mont-Sainte-Anne - 13th
  • World Cup DH #4 - Leogang (AUT) - 6th
  • World Cup DH #3 - Fort William (SCO) - 7th
  • World Cup DH #2 - Cairns (AUS) - 6th
  • World Cup DH #1 - Lourdes (FRA) - 22nd