Congratulations Elliot Heap

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

“3 podiums in a row takes Elliot to 3rd overall in the Downhill World Cup”

We are stoked for our Junior athlete Elliot Heap.

In only his 2nd full year of racing, Elliot has managed to podium at the final 3 world cups and take 3rd overall in the points standings. It’s a remarkable achievement for the young lad from Wigan.

It’s been a huge learning curve for Elliot, a huge transition from his racing MX to racing downhill world cups in only 2 years.  Elliot potential was spotted by Team CRC manager Nigel Page, who loaned him his bike to try downhill racing 3 years ago (Elliot promptly won both races, including a BDS race at Llangollen).

Congratulations Elliot from us all at Nukeproof.


Lourdes Season Opener with a solid 6th place 


Pagey has always been on hand to guide Elliot this year


Dropping in, Cairns Australia, Elliot finished 9th


Racing in front of his home crowd in Fort William and finishing 5th 


Despite his succses he still loves a bit of dubios fashion, this time care of Mavic

during the 2016 UCI MTB World Cup at Leogang, Austria.

Qualifying 1st in Leogang, before a ragged run in finals, still managing 5th


Elliot found speed and consistency in Lenzerheide……

,during the Lenzerheide MTB World Cup, Switzerland.

………Which resulted in 2nd place and his First podium 


From Switzerland Elliot carried the momentum to a second Podium of the Season in Mount St Anne


Families faces on the podium With Gaetan, Fin and Elliot


Sitting in 3rd coming into Vallnord, Elliot went full moto to maintain his podium run and cap an amazing season.


3rd in Andorra to take 3rd overall- Well done Eljot

Good Luck in Ejot at the Val Di Sol at the World Championship.

Thanks to Duncan Phillpot for the photos

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