RIDER PROFILE: Polly Henderson
Meet Polly Henderson our 15 yr old cross country (XC) and enduro mountain biker, and currently our youngest team member:
When did you start riding: When I was about 3 and ½ years old
When did you start racing: When I was 7 years old at a Scottish round
When did you join the Female Riders team?: 2015 aged 14
Favourite ride: Dalbeattie forest
Bike & set-up: XC bike- Giant xtc advanced
Favourite rider (past or present): Rachel Atherton and Pauline Ferrand-Prévot
What else do you ride (bikes/boards): Road bike- Ibis silk
CX- VooDoo limba
Jump bike- Dartmoor 26 player
Favourite trail food / drink: Clif bars and water or scratch labs
Favourite food: Chicken Curry
Favourite movie: 21 jump street
Favourite music: New music
Guilty Pleasure: ice cream
Other sponsors: Next level bikes, Castle Douglas
Riding highlight of 2015: 3rd place at the British National xc round and British National Champs. I was also part of the Scotland South youth xc team and we won the British interregional mtb champs, were I was 2nd in the sprint eliminators.
Goals for 2016: To finish top 5 in the UK XC series and to win an enduro.
Where to watch out for you this season: British National XC races and the champs also the Scottish XC and the Nutcracker XC series.