Athletes


NUKEPROOF ATHLETES:

SAM HILL

Nukeproof-SRAM Factory Racing

Hailing from Perth, Australia, Sam has been racing at the highest level since he was just 16 years old. Sam stormed the Downhill Circuit winning x5 Downhill World Champion titles and x2 Overall Series Championships prior to a switch to take on the Enduro World Series. With Nukeproof he has taken the 2017, 2018, 2019 Enduro World Championship titles.

Sam has been racing with Nukeproof since 2014 and as well as racing is a key part of our development team.  

ELLIOTT HEAP

Nukeproof-SRAM Factory Racing

Our pie loving Wigan'er is a rad talent on a bike. After a youthful career in MX, Elliott switched to mountain bikes in 2015, since then he's finished 3rd overall in the Junior Downhill World Cup, been crowned U21 Enduro World Series World Champion and won a silver medal at the 4x World Championships. Now racing in the Elite EWS series, he's still keen to put his hand to any and all aspects of riding. 


KELAN GRANT

Nukeproof-SRAM Factory Racing

The two time Irish National Champion has been part of the Nukeproof family for quite a few years now. It's tough to find a more passionate mountain bike athlete, he lives and breaths the sport, now living in the Mourne Mountains, he's some prime Northern Irish riding straight from his door.

COREY WATSON

Nukeproof-SRAM Factory Racing

Hailing from the Tweed Valley in Scotland, Corey is a sensational talent on a bike. Window cleaner by day, he's as stylish on the bike as he is off it. Corey won most UK races he entered in 2021, before joining the Nukeproof-SRAM team, with a focus on competing in the Enduro World Series.

 


DAN BOOKER

Nukeproof-SRAM Factory Racing

Made a bit of an entrance in 2022 with a 5th place finish in Round 1 of the Enduro World Series. Hailing from Tasmania, Dan has worked as the head trail builder in the legendary Maydena Bike Park . He joined Nukeproof in 2021 off the back of a recommendation from Sam Hill before joining the full Nukeproof-SRAM team for 2022. Flat pedal style and insane bike control, Dan is one to watch.

NIGEL PAGE

Nukeproof-SRAM Factory Racing Team Manager

As a former top level 4x, World Cup Downhill & BMX racer Nigel is one of the mountain biking's legends. He's a huge asset to the brand as well as well as Nukeproof-Sram Manger. Where time allows he's still troubling the top of the masters time sheets.


RONAN DUNNE

Continental - Nukeproof Factory Racing

Quiet possibly the wildest man on the UCI Downhill World Cup tour. If there is a sketchy line to hit, Ronan will send it. A breakthrough talent in 2022 with a incredible World Cup podium in Snowshoe, USA and a 4th place at Red Bull Hardline. The 2022 Irish National Championship is one to watch.

CHRIS CUMMINGS

Continental - Nukeproof Factory Racing

Chris has gown up on two wheels and Nukeproof's, hails from just down the road from the Nukeproof HQ. His 2015 Mega must have been one of the most well used Nukeproof's ever made. His talent and speed on the bike are evident to see, with multiple British and Irish downhill race victories to his name.  


LOUISE FERGUSON

Continental-Nukeproof Factory Racing

Is she the nicest person at the World Cup Scene? Possibly, but Louise is an first class shredder on a bike. She gave up her job as a tiler to focus on her riding. What a year it has been; Sending it huge at Red Bull Formations all the way to winning medals at Crankworx and all the way to podiuming at the UCI Downhill World Cup in her first full season. All with a huge smile on her face. Louise is originally from Fort William, Scotland, but currently calls the mountain bike mecca of New Zealand; Queenstown her home.

Veronika Widmann

Continental-Nukeproof Factory Racing

You’ve got to have serious talent to finish 3rd place in the overall World Cup rankings, Veronika has just that. She has been a consistent contender to the World Cup podium for the past 5 years. With added fuel to the fire for 2023; new team and new support there is a new level of motivation to be challenging the top of the time sheets. We look forward to seeing what is possible for the multiple Italian National Champion.

INNES GRAHAM

Dirt School-Tweed Valley Bikes-Hotlines

Just searching for hapiness by riding his bike. Innes shocked the Enduro World Series when he went and claimed 3rd place in his second ever enduro in 2022. Head coach at DIRT SCHOOL, he’s guiding the next generation of riders, with a sideline of giant killing it at the EWS. He is also a talented photographer, videographer and DJ. Riding bikes for the right reason and loving every second of it.

ADAM BRAYTON

Nukeproof Factory Racing

Mr Gas to Flat. Hailing from the Lake District, UK, Adam has been a top level World Cup Downhill racer for nearly a decade. Racing up World Cup Podiums, UK Downhill Series Championship wins and always the one to watch at events like Red Bull Hardline.  


DJ Brant

Nukeprooof

Steezy style and Laid-back vibes. Growing up riding BMX in skateparks has shaped DJ's technical riding style. Since moving to the spiritual home of freeride Virgin, Utah, he's taken his riding to the next level. A winner of Best Style at Red Bull Proving grounds and 3 time finalist for the ultimate freeride event; Red Bull Rampange.  

BROOKE TRINE

Nukeproof

With roots grounded in the dirt jumps of the famous Ray’s Indoor Bike Park in Cleveland, Brooke is on the bleeding edge of the women’s freeride movement. Starting with the inaugural women’s Speed & Style event at Crankworx Whistler in 2019 and has since gone on to make notable appearances at Freeride Fiesta, the Hangtime Jump Jam and several stops of the Women’s Slopestyle Tour. Now splitting her time between the freeride holy land of Virgin, Utah and Highland Bike Park in New Hampshire, Brooke is dedicated to progression


MEG WHYTE

Adventurist

Not just a racer of Enduro and Downhill. Hailing from the middle of the UK and now living in the stunning Lake District, it's all about getting out riding. Be that a Hike-A-Bike with her Giga or gravel adventures on the Digger.

AMY WATTS

Nutter

Styling hair 3 days a week to enable her to live in her van 4 days a week. Amy is all about seeking out challenges, adventures and pushing her limits. Her appetite and enthusiasm for bikes is infectious.

NATASHA BRADLEY

Sender

A multiple 4x National champion, 4x World Championship medallist and absolute fearless sender.  

 


JONATHAN GIBBONS

Dessert Rat

Hailing from Carson City, Nevada, Jonathan is a desert rat who lives to build and session big features with the Gang. He works as a bike mechanic. At 23 years old, he is a young man of few words – Gibbons lets his riding do the talking. He can usually be found digging and sessioning various spots in the expansive desert around Carson City and Reno.

Lil ROBBO

Legend

A rider that will put a smile on your face. Inspirational to watch, bringing style that can only found on the streets of Warrington to the loamy goodness of the forests of Cheshire with the rest of "The Firm".

ANT HALE

Part time racer, part time You Tuber

Rides as fast as he can talk. A top racer in the UK Downhill and Enduro scene and a appetite for going big. A huge talent on anything two wheels, but loves to spend most of the time on the back wheel.


CAI GROCOTT

Enduroist

Straight out of the Valleys of South Wales, Cai is a Enduro racer with a difference. Always up for a challenge, from backflipping road bikes to surfing scree fields, he's a rare talent.

JACKSON DAVIS

Role Model

 


RICH HOUSEMAN

Ambassador

 

MIKE JONES

Plasterer and racer

 

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