Greg Williamson

Athlete Profile

Name: Greg Williamson

Nick Name: G-Willy

Date of Birth: June 8, 1992

Current Team: Cube Global Squad

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 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